Tin Swankey Pot, The

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, I am a sailor that plows the salt sea As quickly I'll show unto your; My home is whaler a-cruising for grease...." He used to work on land, and still remembers home fondly. The sailors enjoy eating and drinking from their tin swankey pots
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1879 (Journal of the Andrew Hicks)
KEYWORDS: whaler travel home food
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-Gam, pp. 43-44, "The Tin Swankey Pot" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #27536
File: HGam043

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