Scady Rocks, The

DESCRIPTION: Three men and a girl from Cushendall are in Colonel Caufield's Maid of Youghal in a storm. The boat splits on Scady Rock near the Bridge of Toome over the River Bann. All are drowned. People mourn.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1955 (IRRCinnamond01)
KEYWORDS: drowning ship storm wreck
FOUND IN: Ireland
ST RcScaRoc (Full)
Roud #6986
RECORDINGS:
Robert Cinnamond, "The Scady Rock" (on IRRCinnamond01)
NOTES: The description is based on John Moulden's transcription from IRRCinnamond01 included in the Traditional Ballad Index Supplement.
There seems to be a gap in the text since there is no follow-up to the lines "very soon you all will hear Of the manhood of young Squire Jones." Cushendall and Toome are in Co Antrim. - BS
File: RcScaRoc

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