“The Terra Nova”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1967 (collected from Norman Payne by Halpert & Fiander)
Keywords: hunting ship death
Found in: Canada(Newf)


"One Monday morning March the tenth, it opened fine and clear." "Slob ice" was to be seen, but Captain Kean still takes the Terra Nova sealing. Blocked by a pan, three men die before they escape. The song describes the three dead men


  1. Ryan/Small, p. 98, "The Terra Nova" (1 text)
  2. BI, RySm098