Shipwreck on Long Island Shore

DESCRIPTION: "Ho, Mr. Editor, stay your pen, I've sorry news to tell." The Ocean Belle was sunk in a fierce storm along Long Island Shore. The poet found the body of sailor Walter Brown along the shore and is writing to tell of his fate
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1879 (Journal of the Andrew Hicks)
KEYWORDS: death sailor wreck storm
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-Gam, pp. 101-102, "Shipwreck on Long Island Shore" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #27522
File: HGam101

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