Seaman's Lament, The

DESCRIPTION: "My seafaring comrades, attend to my lay, For death, that grim reaper, has taken away The fair Emmett Gallagher...." The Clifton leaves shore and encounters a storm. It tears open the Clifton. The singer tells of the sadness of relatives left behind
AUTHOR: Probably Frank McCauley
EARLIEST DATE: 1932 (scrapbook of Charles C. Allers, according to Walton)
KEYWORDS: ship disaster death family
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Sep 21/22, 1924 - Loss of the _Clifton_
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Walton/Grimm/Murdock, pp. 180-181, "The Seaman's Lament" (1 text)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Clifton Tragedy" (subject: The Clifton Wreck) and references and notes there
File: WGM180

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