“The Ella M Rudolph”


Ella M Rudolph sails with a crew of eight, including Mary Jane Abbott. When the ship strikes a rock in a storm the only survivor "was hurled into the cliff." He reaches Levi Dalton's door. A rescue party finds Mary Jane's body washed ashore

Historical references

  • Dec 6, 1926 - Ella M. Rudolph with Captain Blackwood en route from St John's to Port Nelson with a cargo of fish was stranded in a storm at Brook Cove in Trinity Bay (Northern Shipwrecks Database)


  1. Lehr/Best 32, "The Ella M Rudolph" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, LeBe032


Author: Hugh Sexton and Dukey Blackwood
Earliest date: 1976 (Lehr/Best)
Keywords: death sea ship storm wreck
Found in: Canada(Newf)