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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1441

Titles:
Grace Darling
\"Grace Darling\"

First Lines:
'Twas at the Longstone lighthouse
Twas at the Longstone lighthouse

Subjects:
Darling, Grace, 1815-1842

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3548

Titles:
Guiding light

First Lines:
White crested is the murky sea

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4185

Titles:
A copy of verses on the loss of the Princess Alice ... Sept. 3rd, 1878

First Lines:
So sad a disaster ne'er has been told

Subjects:
Thames river (England)
London (England)

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3151

Titles:
Grace Darling

First Lines:
Oh! father lov'd, the storm is raging

Subjects:
Darling, Grace, 1815-1842

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6487

Titles:
Dreadful occurrence. A full and particular account of a most dreadful accident ... April 19th. 1824

First Lines:
The morning sun did sweetly shine

Subjects:
Thames river (England)
London (England)

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V174

Titles:
The Bay of Biscay, O
Bay of Biscay, O!
The bay of Biscay O!
In the bay of Biscay O!
The bay of Biscay
The bay of Biscay, O!
The bay of Biscay, O
Bay of Biscay
In the bay of Biscay O

First Lines:
Loud roared the dreadful thunder
Loud roar'd the dreadful thunder
Loud roars the dreadful thuuder [sic]
Loud roard the dreadful thunder

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6049

Titles:
The loss of the 'London'
Loss of the London
The loss of the \"London\"

First Lines:
The sea ran high, the winds were wild

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8267

Titles:
The loss of the Alert Dublin packet. On the 26th of March ... 1823

First Lines:
You men and women and maidens fair

Subjects:
Anglesey (Wales)
Dublin (Ireland)
Liverpool (England)

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9204

Titles:
The lugger

First Lines:
List to the storm, see the dark frowning sky

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2933

Titles:
Mournful verses on the collision of the Dublin and Belfast steamers
Mournful verse on the collision of the Dubli[n and] Belfast steamers

First Lines:
Attend awhile you feeling christians

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9217

Titles:
In memory of 300 young British sailors the crew of H.M. Training ship, \"Atalanta\" which is supposed to be lost at sea

First Lines:
Oh! deep is the sorrow in England to-day

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 3232

Titles:
Thomas and Nancy
Thomas & Nancy

First Lines:
The boatswain's shrill whistle had sounded

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9220

Titles:
Wreck of the ship Washington. And sufferings of her passengers and crew on her voyage from New York to Liverpool

First Lines:
Come all you jovial hearts of oak, and listen unto me

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8782

Titles:
A sorrowful lamentation on the loss of the ship Rose a Glasco [sic] steamer ... July 1867

First Lines:
Draw near each tender Christians [sic] asist [sic] my feeble hand

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13264

Titles:
The little bark goes gaily on

First Lines:
The little bark goes gaily on

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 785

Titles:
Dublin bay
Roy Neil; or, Dublin bay

First Lines:
We sailed away in a gallant bark
He sailed away in a gallant barque

Subjects:
Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9245

Titles:
Forecastle sailor or the Guardian frigate
Forecastle sailor, or The Guardian frigate

First Lines:
The wind blew a blast from the northward

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7834

Titles:
The loss of the Mary Ann

First Lines:
You landsmen and you seamen bold come listen unto me

Subjects:
New York (N.Y.)
Sydney (Australia)
Newfoundland (Canada)

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 388

Titles:
The rocks of Scilly

First Lines:
Come all you brisk young sailors bold

Subjects:
India

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4183

Titles:
The loss of the Princess Alice

First Lines:
How many thousands have found a grave

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3333

Titles:
Child's dream; or, The City of Boston

First Lines:
Mother, dear, give over crying

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8781

Titles:
Lines on the foundering of the steamer 'Hibernia', on her voyage from New York to Glasgow

First Lines:
Ye people of Scotland, I pray give attention

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3103

Titles:
Lament on the destruction of the Ocean Monarch!

First Lines:
All you who have a heart to feel, come listen unto me

Subjects:
Liverpool (England)

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2000

Titles:
A lamentation for the loss of eleven fishermen off the coast of Worthing endeavouring to render assistance to a vessel in distress

First Lines:
Come all you feeling Christains [sic] that dwell both far and near

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7316

Titles:
Lines on the loss of the \"Falcon\"

First Lines:
You feeling hearts of each degree

Themes:
Shipwreck

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