Swedish/German shanty. A sailor is signed by a man named Peter. The ship is a good one, but conditions are bad. Peter sleeps all the time except when threatening the crew. Ch: Hey ho fallerallera (2x) Just for all soka hyra (just to find myself a ship)"
Found both in Sternvall's _Sang under Segel_ (1935) and Baltzer's _Knurrhahn_ (1935). Hugill said this was popular around 1870. - SL