John Yetman

DESCRIPTION: "... a hero brave from St. Mary's Bay, John Yetman was his name" who spent many years fishing alone in his dory. A Yankee captain shoots Yetman but is taken by Newfoundlanders, tried, convicted and sentenced to 15 years at hard labor.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (Guigne; ]MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: homicide trial punishment fishing sea ship memorial
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Doyle3, p. 34, "John Yetman" (1 text, 1 tune)
Blondahl, p. 71, "John Yetman" (1 text, 1 tune)
Guigne, pp. 221-223, "John Yetman" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #7299
Omar Blondahl, "John Yetman" (on NFOBlondahl02, NFOBlondahl03)
Mrs. T. Ghaney, "Young Yetman" (on MUNFLA/Leach)

File: Doyl3034

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