Lost Boys of East Bay, The
DESCRIPTION: "There's a story so sad I'm about to relate, Of a ship that was left here and gone to her fate." Sailors set out in October 1894 from East Bay. A great storm sweeps over Sand Island. Sixteen men are killed. Families are left to mourn
AUTHOR: Harry Evans?
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (Morris)
KEYWORDS: death sailor family orphan
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Morris, #50, "The Lost Boys of East Bay" (1 text, 1 tune)
Cohen-AFS1, p. 322, "The Lost Boys of East Bay" (1 text)
NOTES: This is item dD38 in Laws's Appendix II. - RBW
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