Chapter 14.130 - Yarmouth to Liverpool, Nova Scotia
(Monday) James waked us at 2 a.m. on Monday morning -- Steamer in -- soon up and ready -- Rather unpleasant going off in a boat nearby to Bunker’s I. with children and at night too. Left our dear Sarah at school and trust she will make good use of this opportunity for improvement. My father, having business at Halifax, came on with us.
Sea quite rough -- boat pitched very much. When near to Cape Sable, in one of her sudden plunges, two of the steam pipes broke. There was a great noise of escaping steam, and bustle among the men & passengers. For a moment or two I was much alarmed, but soon found ...continues on 14.131