Cap'n Paul

DESCRIPTION: Captain Paul and the seven men of the Big Mariner set out from Kennebunk(port) for the West Indies. The ship foundered in a gale; the six crewmen were drowned and only Captain Paul was saved
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1941 (Flanders/Olney)
KEYWORDS: sea storm wreck drowning death
FOUND IN: US(NE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Flanders/Olney, pp. 241-242, "Cap'n Paul" (1 text)
ST FO241 (Partial)
Roud #4685
NOTES: Charles L. Cooke, who gave this song to Helen Flanders, said it was about his great-grandfather, Jeremiah Paul. - RBW
File: FO241

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