Posts Tagged ‘1875 Water Witch’

Allison Crowe’s “The Water Witch”

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Singer-songwriter Allison Crowe, originally from BC but now living in Corner Brook, NL, recently reached out to let me know that she had recorded a new version of “The Water…

The Water Witch (Heroism of Pouch Cove Fisherman)

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Hear a variant of this song performed by Corner Brook’s Allison Crowe (thanks for the reference to this site, Allison!): or by Pouch Cove native Patrick Moran: Anita Best has…

1875 Water Witch

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

On November 29, 1875, the Waterwitch was heading for Cupids, NL. But in a blinding snowstorm, the ship struck rocks just north of Pouch Cove. The Newfoundland Express published the following letter from…