Three Times Round

DESCRIPTION: "Three times round went our gallant ship, Till she sank to the bottom of the sea" "Haul her up, cried the little sailor lass, Ere she sinks ...." "Then I will, cried the little sailor boy, Ere she sinks ...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1901 (Maclagan)
KEYWORDS: sea ship ordeal nonballad sailor
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber,High))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
GreigDuncan8 1593, "Three Times Round" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
Opie-Game 52, "Gallant, Gallant Ship" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Robert Craig Maclagan, The Games and Diversions of Argyleshire (London, 1901 ("Digitized by Google")), pp. 53-55, "The Gala Ship" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #12973
cf. "The Mermaid" [Child 289] (verse form and some lines)
NOTES [25 words]: The last verse of "The Mermaid" Child 289B,C,D becomes a game. In 289D Child notes that a Such broadside adds the verse not found in a Birt broadside. - BS
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File: GrD81593

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