Corbitt's Barkentine

DESCRIPTION: On Aug. 30, 1883, the Corbitt begins her voyage. One of the crew moans about being assigned to such a vessel. The captain makes sure she sails with all possible speed. Passing many ships, she reaches the Indies, Boston, and Nova Scotia
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1937
KEYWORDS: ship travel
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
c. 1875-1890 - Career of the fast triangle-trader "George E. Corbitt"
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Doerflinger, pp. 189-191, "Corbitt's Barkentine" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #4086
NOTES: This song is item dD43 in Laws's Appendix II. - RBW
File: Doe189

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