Dying Seal-Hunter, The

DESCRIPTION: "I can hear their sirens blowing As they steam to hunt the foe Where the young whitecoats are growing...." The dying man asks to watch as his ship sails away. He recalls the work of sealing, and bids farewell to the people and life he is leaving
AUTHOR: Otto Kelland ?
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Kelland, Anchor Watch, Newfoundland Stories in Verse)
KEYWORDS: death hunting ship
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ryan/Small, p. 149, "The Dying Seal-Hunter" (1 text)
File: RySm149

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2017 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.