DESCRIPTION: The Peerless from Gloucester set out six dories to fish on the banks. "Suddenly a storm did rise" and the dories with twelve fishermen are lost. "Our captain cruised about all day in hopes to take them up" but found no sign of the missing men.
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: death drowning fishing sea ship storm
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Pattie Maher, "Bank Fishermen" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
cf. "Peerless Fishermen" (subject)
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