“Schooner Helson”


"The vessel 'Schooner Helson' from Newport sailed away Arriving safe at Georgetown Without mishap that day." A storm on the way home wrecks the schooner. All three of the crew drown and only one body is found, "washed up by the waves"


Newport and Georgetown are on the east coast of Kings, Prince Edward Island. Newport is a few miles north of Georgetown. - BS


  1. Dibblee/Dibblee, p. 46, "Schooner Helson" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #12470
  3. BI, Din046


Author: Charlie Howlett
Earliest date: 1973 (Dibblee/Dibblee)
Found in: Canada(Mar)