The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 18, 1851

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p.2 Conneaut, Dec. 17th - The Steamer May Flower went ashore last night, 5 miles below Conneaut, during one of the most fearful gales ever experienced on Lake Erie. She is a perfect wreck. Saw nothing from Monday evening until last night, when she went ashore on account of the storm and snow. The rudder chains and smoke pipe carried away. Nothing but the skill and coolness of the officers and men saved the lives of the passengers and all hands from death. The Propeller Oneida is ashore at Fair Port - crew all safe. Steamer Atlantic safe at Cleveland.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 18, 1851