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
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
March 1914 - Wreck of the Newfoundland (Northern Shipwrecks Database)
FOUND IN:
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)

CROSS-REFERENCES:
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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