“Success to the Hardy Sealers”


"The twelfth of March is drawing near And we must all prepare Our pipers and our pannicans The sealer's life to share." Ships preparing to go to the ice are listed. The singer hopes they return safely


  1. Ryan/Small, p. 81, "Success to the Hardy Sealers" (1 text)
  2. BI, RySm081


Author: apparently Johnny Burke
Earliest date: 1912 (Burke's Ballads)
Keywords: ship travel hunting