Also published on p.9 of Songs Of Newfoundland, a complimentary booklet of lyrics to twenty-one songs distributed free by the Bennett Brewing Co. Ltd., of St. John's, NL, with the cooperation of Gerald S. Doyle, Ltd.
A variant was also collected by Kenneth Peacock and published as Lots Of Fish In Bonavist Harbour in Songs Of The Newfoundland Outports, Volume 1, pp.53-54, by The National Museum of Canada (1965) Crown Copyrights Reserved. A variant was also recorded as Lots Of Fish In Bonavist Harbour, on Kenneth Peacock's album, Songs And Ballads Of Newfoundland, Folkways FG 3505, LP (1956), cut #A.03.
A variant was arranged and recorded as Feller From Fortune by Omar Blondahl (Trade Winds: Omar Blondahl Presents The Saga Of Newfoundland In Song, side 1, trk#1, c.1956 LP, Rodeo International, Mt. Albert, Ontario); and (Omar Blondahl Sings Of Newfoundland, Side 2, trk#4, 197? LP, Continental Records, Mississauga, Ontario).
The Bonavista branch of Newfoundland's narrow-gauge trans-insular railway was completed in 1913, and served the peninsula from 1915 through the summer of 1983. The very last run on the branch line departed Bonavista at 2:08 on November 19, 1988, with five cars and locomotive #802.
The YouTube video below features a recording by The Fables (St. John's, trk#9, 2002, Chummy Jigger Productions, St. John's, NL).