“The Elsie M Hart”


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.

Historical references

  • Nov 18, 1935 - Elsie M. Hart wrecked near Plate Cove, Bonavista Bay. (Lehr/Best)


  1. Lehr/Best 33, "The Elsie M Hart" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, LeBe035


Author: Mike Keough
Earliest date: 1976 (Lehr/Best)
Keywords: rescue sea ship storm wreck
Found in: Canada(Newf)