Tinnaberna Fishermen (I), The

DESCRIPTION: Tinnaberna fishermen out at nightfall November 14, 1815 are overtaken by a squall blowing them northwest. They can see "Poulder fading fastly from our view," the lighthouse at Tuskar, and the warning "bonfire on the hill" but cannot return to shore.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (Ranson)
KEYWORDS: drowning sea ship storm wreck fishing
Nov 1815 - Six of seven fishing boats were lost with their crews when they were blown across the channel to the Welsh coast (source: Ranson)
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ranson, pp. 42-43, "The Tinnaberna Fishermen" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: Ran042

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