“While I'm at the Wheel”


Poem, apparently based on Harlow's experiences aboard the Akbar when she encountered 30 days of heavy weather while carrying coal from Australia. Written as if addressing the ship, each verse begins "Ship of the seas..." and ends with "I'm at the wheel."


  1. Harlow, pp. 235-238, "While I'm at the Wheel" (1 text)
  2. BI, Hugi235


Author: Frederick Pease Harlow
Earliest date: 1946 (_American Neptune_, v.1)
Found in: US