Flora (1849)
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On Friday, September 9, 1853, the brig Flora, en route to Racine with a cargo of coal, struck a rock near Kewaunee, filled and sank. After safely reaching shore with his crew, Captain Moore went on to Racine in search of assistance in salvaging his brig. In late September, the propeller Rossetter was reported arriving in Chicago with the rigging, anchors, etc., salvageable from the Flora.
 
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