Tempest, The (Cease Rude Boreas)

DESCRIPTION: "Cease rude Boreas blustering killer... Messmates hear a brother sailor Sing the dangers of the sea." A storm comes up; the crew struggles mightily to survive. The mast falls, the ship leaks; they make it home and rejoice
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1827 (Journal from the Galaxy)
KEYWORDS: storm disaster ship sea
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Huntington-Whalemen, pp. 70-72, "The Tempest" (1 text)
WolfAmericanSongSheets, #2252, p. 152, "The Storm" (1 reference)

Roud #949
Cease Rude Boreas
File: SWMS070

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