Sealer's Song (II), The

DESCRIPTION: "The Terra Nova, Captain Kean, With two hundred and three men, Went through the gap this morning To try their luck again." A total of 20 ships and captains set out for the ice. The singer hopes they all return safely and with large loads of seals
AUTHOR: Johnny Burke
KEYWORDS: hunting ship moniker nonballad
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ryan/Small, p. 79, "The Sealer's Song" (1 text\)
Morris Houlihan, "Sealer's Song" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
cf. "First Arrival -- 'Aurora' and 'Walrus' Full" (ships)
cf. "Arrival of the 'Grand Banks' and 'Virginia Lake' With Bumper Trips" (ships)
cf. "Arrival of 'Aurora,' Diana,' 'Virginia Lake' and 'Vanguard,' Loaded" (ships)
NOTES: Although this deals with the same subject, and even some of the same ships, as "The Sealer's Song (I)," the two are clearly distinct: This deals with the departure of the ship, that with their return. - RBW
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