Nancy B, The

DESCRIPTION: Recitation; the speaker, tired of lumber camps, signs on as cook of the lumber ship "Nancy B." They anchor in the bay. After only one lighter load, however, a storm comes up. The storm last 16 days; it's cold and hard to cook, but no one complains.
AUTHOR: Probably Marion Ellsworth
EARLIEST DATE: 1941 (Beck)
KEYWORDS: work cook sailor ship recitation storm
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Beck 102, "The 'Nancy B'" (1 text)
Roud #8883
NOTES: This, like the other pieces probably written by Ellsworth, does not seem to have entered oral tradition. - PJS
File: Be102

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