New York to Queenstown
DESCRIPTION: Ship leaves New York Sunday, December 2 and runs into a heavy sea. "The companion and the wheel-house were swept right clean away." At Queenstown the captain reports to "an aged father ... 'Your son fell from our main royal yard, a victim to the sea.'"
EARLIEST DATE: 1948 (Ranson)
KEYWORDS: death sea ship storm sailor father
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ranson, pp. 20-21, "New York to Queenstown" (1 text)
cf. "Bold Larkin (Bull Yorkens)" (theme)
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