Six Men and One Woman Taken Off the Ice at Petty Harb'r

DESCRIPTION: "Come all you hardy Fishermen, And hark to what I say, And hear how six were rescued Near Petty Harbor Bay." Stranded overnight on the ice, they desperately signal for help. Spotted at last, the Ingraham comes to rescue them
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (Harbour Grace Standard)
KEYWORDS: wreck rescue
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ryan/Small, p. 80, "Six Men and One Woman Taken Off The Ice at Petty Harb'r" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [37 words]: Although included in Ryan/Small, I do not see why they consider this a sealing song. The Ingraham was not a sealer, and there was no sealing captain named Dicks/Dix any time close to 1909, when this poem was published. - RBW
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