Fisherman at Glen Cove, The
DESCRIPTION: A fishing boat leaves Renews for Cape Allerd Banks and is caught in an October "violent gale." They head for safety at Glen Cove. Foreshipman Tom Dorsey would guide them through breakers but they are wrecked. "Glen Cove saved our lives"
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: rescue fishing sea ship shore work ordeal wreck
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Pat Murphy, "The Fisherman at Glen Cove" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
NOTES [24 words]: Renews was a fishing village on the southeast coast of the Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland. I do not know where Cape Allerd is, nor Glen Cove. - BS
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