“Au Revoir to Our Hardy Sealers”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1917 (Murphy, Songs of Newfoundland from Various Authors)
Keywords: ship sailor hunting

Description

"Our gallant ships are going, where rude Boreas is blowing." "Oh, farewell, and may God bless you... May kind Heaven hover o'er you... Terra Nova's sons and daughters truly bid you au revoir." The singer hopes the sailors find success in the ice

Notes

Reading this, I can't help but think it's based on something else -- but I can't tell what. - RBW

References

  1. Ryan/Small, p. 102, "Au Revoir to Our Hardy Sealers" (1 text)
  2. BI, RySm102