“Loss of the S. S. Algerine”

Author: Johnny Burke?
Earliest date: 1912 (Burke's Ballads)
Keywords: ship wreck rescue


"Attention all ye sailor boys And hark to what I say And hear about the Algerine Was lost in Hudson Bay." The old sealing boat, loaded with Americans but with a Newfoundland crew, is destroyed by ice. The Neptune rescues the remaining crew


  1. Ryan/Small, p. 92, "Loss of the S.S. Algerine" (1 text)
  2. BI, RySm092