“The Wreck of the Glenaloon”


A June night. A ship is in a dead wind and fog three leagues from land. The charts show no rocks or reefs but the captain thinks he sees a rock or wreck and sends a crew to investigate. It's the wreck of Glenaloon. They find and bury the dead crew.


  1. Mackenzie 162, "The Wreck of the Glenaloon" (1 text)
  2. Ives-NewBrunswick, pp. 172-176, "The Wreck of the Glenna Loon" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Roud #3288
  4. BI, Mack162


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1928 (Mackenzie)
Keywords: burial death sea ship wreck
Found in: Canada(Mar)