Root, Hog, or Die (VII -- Sailor version)

DESCRIPTION: "'twas on the 24th of March we got underway, Bound to the Western Bank on a bright and sunny day." The sailor complains about his work, about getting wood from a fellow named Carter, and about the cook
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1957 (Beck-Maine)
KEYWORDS: sailor hardtimes derivative
FOUND IN: US(NE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Beck-Maine, pp. 215-217, "Root, Hog, or Die" (1 text)
Roud #4732
File: BeMe215

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