Falcon (I), The

DESCRIPTION: The Falcon sets out with 35 passengers. The ship is near home when the wind blows up. The engine fails and the ship runs aground. The singer recalls the dead and pities the widows and orphans
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: death wreck ship storm
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Jan 5, 1868 - Reported date of the Falcon wreck
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H95, p. 107, "The Falcon" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9042
File: HHH095

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