Loss of the Barbara and Ronnie, The
DESCRIPTION: "In the spring of fifty-one" Walter Bond commands the "Barbara Ann Ronney from Petites in Newfoundland." Sailing home near Christmas they are caught and sank with a crew of five sharemen when "on the eighteenth of December the winter hurricane blew"
EARLIEST DATE: 1959 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: death drowning ship sea storm wreck moniker
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, pp. 937-938, "The Loss of the Barbara Ann Ronney" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: The Barbara and Ronnie was missing and presumed sunk in Glace Bay in the Gulf of St Lawrence December 18, 1951 (Northern Shipwrecks Database). - BS
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