“I Am a Newfoundlander”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1978 (Ryan/Small)
Keywords: ship hunting moniker injury doctor
Found in: Canada(Newf)


"I am a Newfoundlander, I go out to the ice. I'm always in the best of ships.... The man I wish to sail with is Captain Harry Dawe." The Adventure sets out in 1906 and takes 20,000 seal. The singer tells of the voyage, the crew, and an injured Irishman

Cross references


  1. Ryan/Small, pp. 89-90, "I Am a Newfoundlander" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, RySm089