Dismasting of the Cummings, The

DESCRIPTION: "In 1884, upon the first of May, The schooner M. J. Cummings from Oswego sailed away." A day later, a storm blows up. She is feared lost. It turms out she has lost her masts, but the crew survives. The singer wishes success to the rebuilt ship
AUTHOR: possibly Thomas Peckham
EARLIEST DATE: 1933 (collected from John S. Parsons by Walton)
KEYWORDS: ship wreck rescue
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Walton/Grimm/Murdock, pp. 209-211, "The Dismasting of the Cummings" (1 text)
File: WGM209

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