Loss of the Regulus, The

DESCRIPTION: "While I'll explain ... How the Regalus she got lost in Petty Harbour bay." Regulus leaves Belle Isle [sic] and is disabled in a heavy breeze near Cape Race. The tug John Green attempts the rescue but the tow line parts. Captain Taylor and his crew drown.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1958 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: drowning ship sea storm wreck
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Peacock, pp. 956-957, "The Loss of the Regalis" (1 text, 1 tune)
Leach-Labrador 74, "Wreck of the Regulus" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #6471
RECORDINGS:
Everett Bennett, "The Loss of the Regalis" (on PeacockCDROM) [one verse only]
NOTES: [The] Regulus, en route to Sydney Nova Scotia from Wabana [Bell Island, not Belle Isle], [was] wrecked October 23, 1910, when the tow parted from the John Green (Northern Shipwrecks Database). - BS
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File: Pea956

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