Roy Palmer English Folk Music Collection

The "Jervis Bay"

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  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0010577 (copy of C1023/82)

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Roy Palmer collection

  • Recording locations

    Birmingham, West Midlands, England, UK

  • Performers

    Maries, Ray (singer, male / accordion)

  • Recordist

    Palmer, Roy

  • Description

    Item notes: Song about the sinking of the HMS Jervis Bay (passenger ship taken over by the Admiralty in1939 and converted into an ocean escort for Atlantic convoys). Recording notes: Recorded with audience, possibly in folk club.

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