On the Schooner Africa

DESCRIPTION: "We wallowed Lake Superior through, And then we reached Marquette, Where Billy Clark, our singing friend, By Charlie Turpin was shot." With Clark in the hospital and two other sailors ashore, the captain has to use the cook as a sailor and hire a woman
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1933 (collected from J. Sylvester Ray by Walton)
KEYWORDS: sailor ship cook injury
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Walton/Grimm/Murdock, p. 111, "On the Schooner Africa" (1 fragment)
File: WGM111

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