Georgina, The

DESCRIPTION: "On the seventeenth of March, my boys, good people you all may know" Georgina leaves Liverpool "all bound for Pernambuco in South America" [fragment; first verse only]
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1947 (Ranson)
KEYWORDS: drowning sea ship storm wreck sailor
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Mar 17, 1844 - Georgina wrecked on Blackwater Bank; twelve of the crew of fourteen are lost (source: Ranson; Bourke in _Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast_ v1, p. 44)
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ranson, p. 109, "The Georgina" (1 text, 1 tune)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Pomona (II)" (subject)
SAME TUNE:
cf. "Thomas Murphy" (tune)
NOTES: Ranson: Tune is "Thomas Murphy" on p. 98. - BS
File: Ran109A

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