“The Cruise of the Dove”
Earliest date: 1845 (Journal from the Minerva)
The whaling vessel fits out and sails. The singer names the owners and captain. They visit Peru and Japan. The sailors spot a whale and compete to catch it first. They return home. The singer prepares to make merry.
- Huntington-Whalemen, pp. 13-15, "The Cruise of the Dove" (1 text, 1 tune)
- DT, CRUISDOV*
- Roud #1999
- BI, SWMS013