“The Maggie C”

Author: Victor La Pierre, Annandale, P.E.I.
Earliest date: 1973 (Dibblee/Dibblee)
Keywords: ship humorous
Found in: Canada(Mar)

Description

Maggie C is "built by George E Saville a man of high degree." Nevertheless, she is unstable. Everyone laughs at the effort to get to the dock. The owner says "It's that blooming Saville's fault" but Saville claims "No better boat's afloat"

References

  1. Dibblee/Dibblee, pp. 47-48, "The Maggie C" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #12471
  3. BI, Dib047