Jonathan Klemens, FSA Scot
A NEW LAND - A NEW LIFE
British America and the Rebirth of the Gregor Family
- 2685 Words
- Ages 10 and up
The wrath of an angry Atlantic was directly upon us - the ship was in full storm! The Fair Lady pitched violently against the massive waves that thrashed the sides of the ship like rhythmic claps of thunder. Water filled every accessible space and everything that could be lashed was tightly secured lest it be lost at sea. All passengers were in fear of their lives and were desperately praying for safe deliverance to the nearest land, wherever that might be. After several hours of sheer terror, the storm abated and an aerie calm came over the ship. Fortunately, the Fair Lady had survived the ravaging storm with minimal damage.
The Fair Lady had logged 53 sunrises since it left Glasgow and the 210 passengers and crew last saw land ... [more]
Keywords: Charlotte, Gregor, MacGregor, Wilmington, Memphis, Mississippi, British America, Catawba, vineyard, grapessteamboat, Arbroath, Sir Walter Scott