Newfoundland Disaster (II), The

DESCRIPTION: "Come all ye sons of Newfoundland And shed a tear or two While I relate the hardships great Befell this steamship's crew." The Newfoundland is trapped by a gale, and "nearly 80" men are killed. Listeners are asked to mourn the heroes
AUTHOR: apparently George Humbey
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (Harbour Grace Standard)
KEYWORDS: hunting ship disaster storm death
March 1914 - Wreck of the Newfoundland (Northern Shipwrecks Database)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Ryan/Small, p. 96, "The Newfoundland Disaster (2)" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: John Feltham, _Sealing Steamers_, Harry Cuff Publications, 1995, p. 106 "(no title)" (1 excerpt)

cf. "The Newfoundland Disaster (I)" (subject)
cf. Pat Maher, "The Story of the Sealing Vessel, The Newfoundland" (on NFMLeach)
cf. "In Memorial of 77 Brave Newfoundland Sealers" (subject)
NOTES [16 words]: For background on the Newfoundland Disaster, see the notes to "The Newfoundland Disaster (1)." - RBW
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