Stove Boat, A

DESCRIPTION: "Your stought young men who go a-whaling... little thinking while you're sailing That grim death may near you be. The singer writes to give warning. The boats pursue a school of whales, but many of the boats are wrecked; only five survive. Others lament
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1794 (Journal of the _Polly_)
KEYWORDS: whaler death wreck
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-Gam, pp. 36-39, "A Stove Boat" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #27532
File: HGam036

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