“The Beaver Island Boys”

Author: Daniel Malloy (1874)
Keywords: ship death storm
Found in: US(MW)


Johnny Gallagher sets out across Lake Michigan despite a warning from his mother. On the way home, the boat is almost to Beaver Island when it sinks with all hands in a storm

Historical references


  1. Laws D17, "The Beaver Island Boys"
  2. DT 789, BEAVRISL
  3. Roud #2238
  4. BI, LD17