Loss of the Druid, The
DESCRIPTION: The Druid is "a schooner of fame" -- for the wrong reasons; "Jimmy Jackson, her owner, a miser was he, Too greedy to fit out his vessel for sea." A storm blows up, the mainmast is lost, the pumps don't work, and "the water she made was dreadful to see"
EARLIEST DATE: 1951
KEYWORDS: ship storm wreck humorous
1878 - Loss of the Druid while en route from Lunenburg, Nova Scotia to the West Indies
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Doerflinger, p. 195, "The Loss of the Druid" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: This song is item dD37 in Laws's Appendix II. - RBW
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