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.
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: death drowning fishing sea ship storm wreck Scotland religious wife
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)
Lawrence Hutchins, "The Rose in June" (on NFAGuigne01)
John A. McLellan, "Andrew Davidson" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
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