“The Golden Hind”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1952 (Peacock)
Keywords: grief death sea ship storm sailor
Found in: Canada(Newf)

Description

Jim Harding ships on board the Golden Hind bound for Bahia. On the return trip with a cargo from Barbados the Golden Hind runs into a snow storm off Cape Race. Harding dies in the storm as the Golden Hind makes St John's.

Notes

Obviously not Francis Drake's Golden Hind. Bahia is on the coast of Brazil. - BS

References

  1. Peacock, pp. 922-924, "The Golden Hind" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9938
  3. BI, Pea922