“The Sealers of Newfoundland”


"Ho! We be the Sealers of Newfoundland! We clear from a snowy shore, Out into the gale with our steam and sail...." The singer describes life on a sealing voyage, and tells how tough the sealers are -- and how they rejoice to return home


  1. Ryan/Small, p. 108, "The Sealers of Newfoundland" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, RySm108


Author: George Allan England
Earliest date: 1924 (England, Vikings of the Ice)
Keywords: hunting ship nonballad