Heave on the Trawl (The Smacksman)

DESCRIPTION: "Once I was a schoolboy and learned my ABCs; No I am a smacksman and I plough the raging seas... Let's heave on the trawl, When we get our fish on board we'll have another haul." A description of the tasks of working on a fishing smack
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1959 (recorded by Sam Larner)
KEYWORDS: fishing ship sailor work
FOUND IN: Britain(England(Lond))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Palmer-OxfordBookOfSeaSongs 135, "The Smacksman" (1 text, 1 tune)
Kinsey-SongsOfTheSea, pp. 164-165, "(Oh, once I wuz a schoolboy") (1 text)

Roud #1788
File: PaSe135

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