A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor. Lake Erie has a bad reputation in two regards. Being so shallow, she gets into a rage very quickly, and she seldom gives up her dead. The schooner Finney was lost more than two years ago amidst a honeycomb of rocks, shoals and engulfing sands. There is no word of Captain Riordan or his crew.

—Buffalo Express Newspaper, December 15, 1893

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