The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #90855   Message #1725777
Posted By: Little Hawk
24-Apr-06 - 12:45 AM
Thread Name: BS: origin of 'Polly Want a Cracker?'
Subject: RE: BS: origin of 'Polly Want a Cracker?'
Well, I'd say what happened is the wind and waves pushed her off the reef. In the process the bottom got a lot of holes in it, so the ship very quickly sank once free of the reef. What a miserable fate for all those poor people. Sinking in frigid waters at night in a storm is not a nice way to go.