Barque Ohio Outward Bound 1850

DESCRIPTION: "Brightly the morning sun lit the horizon o'er When the bark (Ohio/Roscius) sailed from the shore... Ohio, Ohio, success to thee." She is one of six whalers to set out that day; it will be three years before she is home. "Ohio, Ohio, welcome home."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1855 (Journal of the Lydia)
KEYWORDS: whaler travel return
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-Gam, pp. 64-65, "Barque Ohio Outward Bound 1850"; pp. 65-66, "Barque Roscius Outward Bound" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
Roud #25997
File: HGam064

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