Date Built: 1889
Owners: Peter P. Miller et al (Kelderhouse syndicate)
Construction: Wooden 2 deck Steamer Builders: Robert Mills & Co., Buffalo, NY
Dimensions: 271 x 40 x 15, 2103g 1835n Cargo: Flour, Whiskey, & general merchandise

Condition: Broken but generally intact with easy acces to the cargo decks.

Location: Off False Presque Isle, MI

Depth: 205'

Date of Loss: May 21, 1897

GPS: N45 17.781 W83 17.002

Type of Loss: Collision w/ Canadian Str. George Ruby

Loss of Life: 4

Co-ordinates are informational only, they maybe inaccurate and should

Collided with steamer GEORGE W. ROBY in dense fog and sank in 12 minutes in 250 feet of water. ROBY picked up her crew. In the accident FLORIDA, one of the largest boats on the lakes, collided with one of the few bigger ones.

Sources: Labadie; Swayze; Barker; TBNMS