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.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1959 (Guigne)
KEYWORDS: travel death drowning commerce sea ship shore disaster wreck
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
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)
Roud #25326
NOTES: One of Guigne's texts is two verses from a Newfoundland version printed in a Newfoundland periodical. - BS
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File: Guig247

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