...not quite the same the way as the folk tune and definitely more Dave's purview, but this seems to be what happens when a bulk carrier full of raw logs meets 70 knot winds and associated water. Found her when I was out for a stroll yesterday.
Dry Beam (Image: Boris)
Vessel data and a picture of her in better days are available here. Thankfully, (at least as far as I can find) the crew seems to be OK.