Rose In June (II), The

DESCRIPTION: Captain Davidson, his wife and crew pray before sailing. After a storm all vessels but his, Rose in June, return. On board the wreck Davidson leads the crew in prayer. He and his mate are washed off the wreck but the rest of the crew is saved.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: death drowning fishing sea ship storm wreck Scotland religious wife
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Dec 17, 1872 - The fishing lugger Rose in June sinks in a gale at Elie Harbour, Fife, Scotland. The captain Andrew Davidson and mate John Allen drown. (source: Guigne)
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Guigne, pp. 315-319, "The Rose in June" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #25337
RECORDINGS:
Lawrence Hutchins, "The Rose in June" (on NFAGuigne01)
John A. McLellan, "Andrew Davidson" (on MUNFLA/Leach)

File: Guig315

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