Deep Deep Sea, The

DESCRIPTION: "A noble ship lay motionless Far on the deep blue sea; The winds were hushed, The waves were still in quiet harmony." But there is no laughter on the ship because one of the sailors is dead. He has been buried at sea
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1849 (Journal of the Edward)
KEYWORDS: sailor death mourning
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-TheGam-MoreSongsWhalemenSang, p. 126, "The Deep Deep Sea" (1 text, 1 tune -- the latter from the manuscript rather than a reconstruction or guess)
Roud #25989
File: HGam126

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