“Willie's on the Dark Blue Sea”


"My Willie's on the dark blue sea, He's gone far o'er the main." She prays that the winds will soon blow him home. A storm blows up; she prays more earnestly. At that moment Willie shows up and takes her in his arms


  1. Huntington-Whalemen, pp. 234-236, "Willie's on the Dark Blue Sea" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #2057
  3. BI, SWMS234


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1849 (Journal from the Euphrasia)