Death of Captain Friend, The

DESCRIPTION: "Come all kind friends and pray attend... Concerning Captain Elisha Friend, Whose voyage on earth did early end." His ship is wrecked. He and many crew are rescued, but his wife dies. He in turn dies eight months later
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1924 (Eckstorm/Smyth-MinstrelsyOfMaine)
KEYWORDS: ship wreck husband wife death
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Eckstorm/Smyth-MinstrelsyOfMaine, pp. 293-295, "The Death of Captain Friend" (1 text)
Roud #4076
NOTES [7 words]: This is item dD30 in Laws's Appendix II. - RBW
Last updated in version 6.2
File: EcSm293

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2022 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.