Schooner Blizzard, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer warns his comrades "not to sail in those mean packets where they put no food on board." He describes a trip that began with rotten food and no heat and ended with the steward jumping ship to get married
AUTHOR: Henry Burke and a shipmate
EARLIEST DATE: 1951
KEYWORDS: sailor hardtimes marriage warning
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1889 - Reported date of this voyage of the Blizzard
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Doerflinger, pp. 198-200, "The Schooner Blizzard" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9428
File: Doe198

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