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Thread #154674 Message #3630366
Posted By: GUEST
04-Jun-14 - 05:37 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Ten Sail of Turks We Did Spy...
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Ten Sail of Turks We Did Spy...
Well spotted, MMario. Roud 2433.
Turkish Men of war
The Good Luck Ship
Captain Mansfield's Fight with the Turks at Sea
(And I flicked through Ashton as well and missed it!!!)
The twenty-fourth of February.
The version in ST is from Baring Gould's Songs of the West p226 and as it varies quite a bit from the other versions in things like being near the line I suspect BG has had a hand in it.
Chris, if you would like a scan of it please pm me your email address.