“The Newfoundland Disaster (II)”


"Come all ye sons of Newfoundland And shed a tear or two While I relate the hardships great Befell this steamship's crew." The Newfoundland is trapped by a gale, and "nearly 80" men are killed. Listeners are asked to mourn the heroes

Cross references


  1. Ryan/Small, p. 96, "The Newfoundland Disaster (2)" (1 text)
  2. BI, RySm096


Author: apparently George Humbey
Earliest date: 1914 (Harbour Grace Standard)