Archive for the Category ‘Maritime Disasters’

Halifax Explosion, The – Creighton

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Two Fishermen Missing

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

 

1984 Andrea Denise

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

From the GEST Songs of NL site: Crew members Randy Bursey of Caplin Cove and Roland Driscoll of Old Perlican were lost in the shipwreck of the Andrea Denise in September 1984….

Titanic, The – Jones

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

One Last Haul

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Water Runs Deep, The

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Mina Swim, The

Friday, July 8th, 2016

1917 Mina Swim

Friday, July 8th, 2016

The very first person I interviewed for this project was Colin Waye who is not a songwriter himself, but who let me know about a song about the loss of…

Corinthian

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

1949 Corinthian

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

The Corinthian was a fishing trawler with a crew of 11 people. It was foggy on September 22, 1949 when a freighter, the Mormacfir, sliced it in half. It sank within…