McDonald of Salmonier
DESCRIPTION: Captain Mike McDonald's fog-bound fishing schooner "struck at Johnson's Point up in Trepassey Bay." McDonald's sons make it to land but the captain, "the last to leave," drowns. His body is found three days later and is returned to Salmonier.
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: death drowning fishing sea ship wreck father
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Gerald Aylward, "McDonald of Salmonier" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
Cyril O'Brien, "Mike McDonald" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
NOTES [14 words]: Salmonier and Trepassey Bay are on the eastern part of Newfoundland's south coast. - BS
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