Cruise of the Dove, The

DESCRIPTION: The whaling vessel fits out and sails. The singer names the owners and captain. They visit Peru and Japan. The sailors spot a whale and compete to catch it first. They return home. The singer prepares to make merry.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1845 (Journal from the Minerva)
KEYWORDS: whaler sea sailor travel
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Huntington-Whalemen, pp. 13-15, "The Cruise of the Dove" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #1999
File: SWMS013

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