“First Arrival -- "Aurora" and "Walrus" Full”


"The first arrival from the ice Has just come in today; The good old ship Aurora And her colors waving gay." The ship arrives full of seals on Saint Patrick's Day. Captain Kean is celebrated. The Walrus is the next to arrive

Cross references

  • cf. "Arrival of the 'Grand Banks' and 'Virginia Lake' With Bumper Trips" (theme, ships)
  • cf. "Arrival of 'Aurora,' Diana,' 'Virginia Lake' and 'Vanguard,' Loaded" (theme, ships)
  • cf. "The Sealer's Song (II)" (ships)


  1. Ryan/Small, p. 72, "First Arrival -- 'Aurora' and 'Walrus" Full" (1 text)
  2. BI, RySm072


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