“Ballad of Sealing Ships and Sealers”


"Come all ye hearty Newfoundlanders, join your voices now with me: Of our sealing ships and sealers let us sing." The speaker describes how the fleet leaves port, hunts the seals, survives problems; he urges listeners to pray for crew and captains


  1. Ryan/Small, pp. 147-148, "Ballad of Sealing Ships and Sealers" (1 text)
  2. BI, RySm147


Author: A. C. Wornell ?
Earliest date: 1954 (Wornell, Rhymes of a Newfoundlander)
Keywords: hunting ship nonballad