Patrick O'Neal

DESCRIPTION: Patrick goes to visit a cousin, and -- being mistaken for a sailor in disguise -- is taken by a press gang. Aboard ship, he proves utterly inept and meets many surprises. His ship defeats a Frenchman in battle. With peace, Patrick gets to go home
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1829 (Northern Minstrel)
KEYWORDS: ship pressgang sailor humorous escape
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (2 citations):
SHenry H552, pp. 102-103, "Patrick O'Neal" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #13368
File: HHH552

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