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Thread #93519   Message #1800907
Posted By: Richard in Manchester
03-Aug-06 - 06:13 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Bellamy's 'On Board a 98'?
Subject: RE: Bellamy's 'On Board a 98'?
I have a feeling 'hardy tar' might be 'Hardy tar', as in Captain Hardy. Bellamy sings:

"So the years rolled by and at Trafalgar, brave Nelson he fought and fell; and when they capsized that Hardy tar, I took a rap as well..."