Loss of the Schooner Arabelle, The
DESCRIPTION: The Arabelle, being "light in ballast" in "a heavy gale" "capsized no distance from the land." The wreck is found drifting three weeks later with one corpse on board.
EARLIEST DATE: 1959 (Guigne)
KEYWORDS: travel death drowning commerce sea ship shore disaster wreck
Dec 1880 - The schooner Arabelle capsized in a gale sailing from Chatteau, Labrador to Bay of Islands on Newfoundland's Northern Peninsula (Guigne)
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Guigne, pp. 247-248, "The Loss of the Schooner Arabelle" (2 texts, 1 tune)
NOTES: One of Guigne's texts is two verses from a Newfoundland version printed in a Newfoundland periodical. - BS
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