“The Sealing Fleet”


"What means this hurrying to and fro -- This busy stirring scene? "This scene laid now before you Is not of war or strife But 'tis a fight of honest men... They go to catch the northern seal...." The sealers are described; the singer wishes them well


  1. Ryan/Small, p. 135, "" (1 text, apparently to the tune "Garryowen")
  2. BI, RySm135


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1861 (The Newfoundland Express)