On Aug. 30, 1883, the Corbitt begins her voyage. One of the crew moans about being assigned to such a vessel. The captain makes sure she sails with all possible speed. Passing many ships, she reaches the Indies, Boston, and Nova Scotia
This song is item dD43 in Laws's Appendix II. - RBW
- c. 1875-1890 - Career of the fast triangle-trader "George E. Corbitt"
- Doerflinger, pp. 189-191, "Corbitt's Barkentine" (1 text, 1 tune)
- Roud #4086
- BI, Doe189