“Proud Flora”


November 8, 1802, the Proud Flora is freighted and leaves Jamaica. In a storm they "throw out some of the lumber ... then the pipes of good wine and rich brandy we were forced to throw into the sea." They land safely the next morning.


  1. Ranson, pp. 95-96, "Proud Flora" (1 text)
  2. BI, Ran095


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1943 (Ranson)
Keywords: sea ship storm sailor
Found in: Ireland