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
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ryan/Small, p. 96, "The Newfoundland Disaster (2)" (1 text)
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)
File: RySm096

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