3.'Twas on the first of February,
In eighteen sixty-two,
Three vessels sailed from Gloucester
With each a hearty crew.
7.One hundred and forty-nine brave men,
So lately left their land,
Now sleep beneath the Georges' Bank
Those rough and shifting sands.
"Fifteen Ships On Georges' Banks" from Minstrelsy of
Maine, Fannie Eckstorm; 1927, p281
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