“The Thirteenth Lock”


A canal boat sails for the unlucky thirteenth lock. Women on shore cry. The man at the mast refuses to steer and is kicked overboard as a mutineer. A monster appears. Those on shore, including one who had lent the captain half his gold, wait in vain.


  1. OLochlainn-More 1, "The Thirteenth Lock" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, OLcM001


Author: Arthur Griffith (1872-1922)
Earliest date: 1965 (OLochlainn-More)
Found in: Ireland