Owen Trainor

DESCRIPTION: Owen Trainor and two friends hire a boat that capsizes in a gale. Trainor dies after telling his friends to tell his sweetheart and comrades his dying thoughts. An Indian in a canoe rescues his friends.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1973 (Dibblee/Dibblee)
KEYWORDS: drowning sea ship storm wreck farewell rescue Indians(Am.)
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dibblee/Dibblee, pp. 65-68, "Owen Trainor" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #12465
NOTES [19 words]: Dibblee/Dibblee: "Owen Trainor worked in the Post Office in Charlottetown. The drowning occurred before 1900." - BS
File: Dib065

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