The Sailor’s Lament, a new Tune Commemorating the Loss of 200 US Sailors in WW2

This week saw the anniversary of a shipping disaster which cost the lives of more than 200 US sailors. The tragic story of the USS Truxtun and USS Pollux has inspired a piobaireachd from Barry Shears, the well known piper of Cape Breton. It was commissioned by the Shasta Piping Society for their upcoming collection of modern piobaireachd….. The story of the USS Truxtun and USS Pollux is tragic one, and most likely not well known to…