The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 14 Aug. 1827, page 2

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Steam-boat accident.--We learn that the William Penn, on her last passage down the Lake, met with a serious accident off Cleaveland. It is stated that a part of her fly-wheel gave way, and in falling broke off the pipe through which the water is forced into the boiler. The boat was 10 or 15 miles from land, and much exertion was necessary to get her into port.


From Green Bay.--The schr. Commerce, capt. Merrit, arrived yesterday from Green Bay, which place she left on the 9th inst.

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Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 14 Aug. 1827, page 2