The crew lowers a boat to investigate "an ugly form" in the moonlit. It's the Glen Alone, "rugged yards and splintered spars, her mainmast and mizzen gone," six skeletons and a note that food is gone. We row away: "her deck seemed swarmed with shadows"
See "The Ghostly Crew" [Laws D16] for another Newfoundland ballad of haunting at sea. - BS