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Sea Shanties


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Sung by The Birkenhead Dock Gatemen and Walter Jones (Baritone)
By kind permission of The Mersey Docks and Harbour Board
(From Liverpool)
Sea Breezes
Part I
The Dog Watch 188 ...
Presented by The Birkenhead Dock Gatemen
No more we'll go to Sea (Signed on), Santiana (Stand by), A long time ago (Man your Top's'l Halyards), Hoo Dah (All gone), On the F'c'slehead of the Roderick Dhu, Outward bound from Liverpool to 'Frisco
Part II
In The Saloon 1930
A Passenger, Walter Jones
Assisted by the Ship's Crew
During a concert in the saloon of the S.S. Carmanlic outward bound from Liverpool to New York
Yo, heave-ho
Fire down below


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