Three Brothers, The
DESCRIPTION: "A ship rides on the cruel wave" in sight of the Tuskar light at Carnsore. Three brothers leave shore and "steer for the vessel's side ... Then sink in the yawning wave."
EARLIEST DATE: 1948 (Ranson)
KEYWORDS: drowning sea ship storm wreck sailor rescue
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ranson, p. 115, "The Three Brothers" (1 text)
NOTES: Tuskar Lighthouse and Carnsore Point are on the Wexford coast. - BS
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