Portrush Fishing Disaster (I), The
DESCRIPTION: The singer recalls going to sea in fine weather. As the ship sails home, a storm blows up. The singer asks that the sailors' names not be named, buds farewell to home, and tells his friends they will meet on "yonder shore"
EARLIEST DATE: 1924 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: death ship disaster wreck storm
Feb. 24, 1826 - The Portrush Disaster
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H27b, p. 105, "The Portrush Fishing Disaster (I)" (1 text, 1 tune)
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