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Thread #126347 Message #2815379
Posted By: Charley Noble
18-Jan-10 - 07:04 PM
Thread Name: From SF to Sydney - 1853 Shanties Sung?
Subject: RE: From SF to Sydney - 1853 Shanties Sung?
You certainly would expect pumping shanties to be repeated on a voyage like that one, with likely some improvised verses focused on the Captain for signing them aboard such a leaky ship.