“The Ella M Rudolph”

Author: Hugh Sexton and Dukey Blackwood
Earliest date: 1976 (Lehr/Best)
Keywords: death sea ship storm wreck
Found in: Canada(Newf)


Ella M Rudolph sails with a crew of eight, including Mary Jane Abbott. When the ship strikes a rock in a storm the only survivor "was hurled into the cliff." He reaches Levi Dalton's door. A rescue party finds Mary Jane's body washed ashore

Historical references


  1. Lehr/Best 32, "The Ella M Rudolph" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, LeBe032