The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lady of the Lake (Propeller), collision, 11 May 1851

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Propeller LADY OF THE LAKE, ran into and sunk to the waters edge the brig MONTEZUMA, near Malden. The Brig had a cargo of 1,000 bushels corn and 3,000 barrels of flour. She was towed into Malden. May 11, 1851.
      Casualty List for 1851
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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      A few days since, about 3:00 in the morning, the propeller LADY OF THE LAKE when about 20 miles from Malden, ran into the schooner MONTEZUMA, which vessel was towed to Detroit in a sinking condition. Cargo of flour and corn considerably damaged. LADY OF THE LAKE unhurt. - St. Clair Observer.
      Detroit Free Press
      May 26, 1851

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Uninjured
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.08339 Longitude: -83.04985
William R. McNeil
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Lady of the Lake (Propeller), collision, 11 May 1851