“Au Revoir to Our Hardy Sealers”


"Our gallant ships are going, where rude Boreas is blowing." "Oh, farewell, and may God bless you... May kind Heaven hover o'er you... Terra Nova's sons and daughters truly bid you au revoir." The singer hopes the sailors find success in the ice


Reading this, I can't help but think it's based on something else -- but I can't tell what. - RBW


  1. Ryan/Small, p. 102, "Au Revoir to Our Hardy Sealers" (1 text)
  2. BI, RySm102


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1917 (Murphy, Songs of Newfoundland from Various Authors)
Keywords: ship sailor hunting