Elsie M Hart, The
DESCRIPTION: Elsie M Hart heads "for a port down in White Bay." Caught in a storm of sleet and snow they hope to spend the night near Plate Cove. With foresail split they run aground. The captain and another man go to Plate Cove and the people there help the crew.
AUTHOR: Mike Keough
EARLIEST DATE: 1976 (Lehr/Best-ComeAndIWillSingYou)
KEYWORDS: rescue sea ship storm wreck
Nov 18, 1935 - Elsie M. Hart wrecked near Plate Cove, Bonavista Bay. (Lehr/Best-ComeAndIWillSingYou)
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lehr/Best-ComeAndIWillSingYou 33, "The Elsie M Hart" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [43 words]: Frank Galgay and Michael McCarthy, Shipwrecks of Newfoundland and Labrador, Volume II, Creative Publishers, 1990, p. 108, confirms the report of Lehr/Best-ComeAndIWillSingYou: "Elsie M. O. Hart, schooner, went ashore at Plate Cove, November 18, 1935." - RBW
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