DESCRIPTION: "The hardships that do attend at sea": One December Captain Larkins sails a stormy voyage from St John's through Gibraltar's strait. The men go hungry and complain, "but pinchin' slyly Captain Larkins sayin' we got our share"
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA-Leach)
KEYWORDS: hardheartedness travel commerce sea ship ordeal storm sailor
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
John M. Curtis, "Captain Larkins" (on MUNFLA-Leach)
NOTES [32 words]: Although this has many thematic similarities to "Bold Larkin (Bull Yorkens)," there are very few words in common; after looking at both carefully, I am forced to consider them separate songs. - RBW
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