Thirteenth Lock, The
DESCRIPTION: A canal boat sails for the unlucky thirteenth lock. Women on shore cry. The man at the mast refuses to steer and is kicked overboard as a mutineer. A monster appears. Those on shore, including one who had lent the captain half his gold, wait in vain.
AUTHOR: Arthur Griffith (1872-1922)
EARLIEST DATE: 1965 (OLochlainn-More)
KEYWORDS: canal humorous mutiny drowning parting disaster ship talltale monster sailor
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OLochlainn-More 1, "The Thirteenth Lock" (1 text, 1 tune)
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