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Early history of Ozaukee County, Wisconsin
(1965)

"1856" wreck of the S.S. Toledo,   pp. 56-57


Page 57

Wreck of the Toledo
was saved when he clung to a piece of wreckage and was
by one of the huge waves. He was picked up by soe of
terrified watchers and subsequently recovered. Anothe
Gifford, and one more unknown survived. The unknown w
had fled in a life boat, and of those twenty, he alone
Fragpents of the splendid ship and her $100,000.0
up along the beach for miles...&fter the stor had cea
The bodies were later recovered and buried qith a
the Union Cemetery where the C   emrative Anchotii
graves.
The Toledo's anchor was reeovered by chance, from
in 1900 by Delos Smith while aboard a fishing tug.
Later several pieces of the ship's hull were foun
feet of anchor chain and bits of cargo, including an i
date of 1854 stamped on it. 1854 was the yea of the'


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