Shipwreck Near Gay Head, January 14, 1782

DESCRIPTION: "On the fourteenth day of January last, Be sure it was a dismal sight, The famous ship away was cast, It was somewhere before 'twas light." The captain is ill when a storm comes up. They are wrecked on the rocks. Only ten men survive
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 2014 (Huntington-Gam)
KEYWORDS: wreck storm disaster death
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-Gam, pp. 87-90,"Shipwreck Near Gay Head, January 14, 1782" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #27521
File: HGm087

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