“Arrival of the "Grand Banks" and "Virginia Lake" With Bumper Trips”


"The Grand Lake, boys, is coming in, With bunting grand, Manned by a crew of hardy lads Who belong to Newfoundland." The Grand Lake and the Virginia both return to port with large hauls of seal pelts and fat

Cross references

  • cf. "First Arrival -- 'Aurora' and 'Walrus' Full" (ships, theme)
  • cf. "Arrival of 'Aurora,' Diana,' 'Virginia Lake' and 'Vanguard,' Loaded" (theme, ships)
  • cf. "The Sealer's Song (II)" (ships)


  1. Ryan/Small, p. 71, "Arrival of the 'Grand Banks' and 'Virginia Lake' With Bumper Trips" (1 text)
  2. BI, RySm071


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1904 (Old Home Week Songster)
Keywords: hunting ship