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Edition - Bod8399

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 35


Ballad - Roud Number: V16045

Title: The ranters' ship

First Line: The ranter's ship is sailing yet

Themes:  Religion

Firth c.12(371)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod4093

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15742

Title: Our country is our ship, d'ye see

First Line: Our country is our ship d'ye see

Authors:  Cobb, James, 1756-1818

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11909

Title: The maid of Martindale

First Line: In Martindale a village gay

Harding B 28(134)

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Edition - Bod1025

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 28(134).


Ballad - Roud Number: V15742

Title: Our country is our ship, d'ye see

First Line: Our country is our ship d'ye see

Authors:  Cobb, James, 1756-1818

Themes:  Patriotism

Harding B 25(1433)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod9732

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 293

Title: The bonny boy

First Line: It was once I loved a bonny boy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3214

Title: Life's like a ship

First Line: Life's like a ship in constant motion

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles

Notes:  Stanzas 1 and 3 only

Firth c.18(128)

Notes:  Slip Slip.


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Edition - Bod19817

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V7051

Title: The \"Alabama\" case, by an American citizen

First Line: 'Tis true that Britons built a ship

Authors:  B., A.

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865Alabama (Ship)

Johnson Ballads 2298

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Edition - Bod13587

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1857]

Ballad - Roud Number: V6621

Title: Launch of the Great Eastern

First Line: Oh have you seen the wonderful ship

Themes:  Steamships

Harding B 13(172)

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Edition - Bod8441

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 124

Title: The mermaid; or, The Gallant ship

First Line: On Friday morning we set sail

Themes:  Mermaids

Firth c.12(414)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14849

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V6025

Title: Slave ship

First Line: The first grey dawn of the morning was beaming

Themes:  Slavery

Harding B 15(293a)

Notes:  Slip. Printed on blue paper


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Edition - Bod9671

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V351

Title: The convict's child

First Line: The convict ship lay near the beach

Themes:  Transported convict

Firth c.17(62)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod22347

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V3350

Title: Jack's the lad

First Line: Our ship's a port so here I be

Themes:  Sailors

2806 c.17(190)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(202)


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Edition - Bod22861

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 2995

Title: A new song called Remember me

First Line: Our ship is ready to sail away

Themes:  Emigration

2806 c.8(290)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod22984

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 29


Ballad - Roud Number: V6038

Title: Lovely Nan

First Line: Sweet is the ship that under sail

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Harding B 11(2230)

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Edition - Bod23294

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V28469

Title: The ship Niagara

First Line: Hail! stately Niagara, pride o[f t]he sea

Themes:  Atlantic cable

Harding B 19(49b)

Notes:  Slip

Edition - Bod3564

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V3362

Title: Jack the guinea pig

First Line: When the anchor's weigh'd and the ship's unmoor'd

Performers:  Harlowe, Sarah, 1765-1852

Performance Locations:  Sadler's Wells Theatre

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.12(155)

Notes:  Firth c.12(155); Imperfect: cropped; lacks title and illustration.


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Harding B 25(948)

Notes:  Harding B 25(948); Imperfect: torn at lower edge.


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Edition - Bod12546

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 17509

Title: The Greenwich pensioner

First Line: Twas in the good ship Rover

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Performers:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Notes:  The text is the same setting of type as Firth c.12(407)

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 22(105)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod13808

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V30119

Title: A new song, called The Betsy of New York

First Line: Our ship she sailed from Liverpool

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 25(179)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8309

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: The old Princess Royal, and the pirate ship

First Line: Upon the 14th of August, we sailed from the Downs

Themes:  Piracy

Firth c.12(65)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8344

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V1015

Title: A recitation of Paddy & the butter

First Line: We sailed from the Downs in a ship call'd the Lion

Themes:  IrishNaval battlesQuakers

Firth c.12(320)

Notes:  Imprint cropped Slip


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Edition - Bod8435

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 711


Ballad

Title: The dryland sailor!

First Line: I never was on board a ship

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

Firth c.12(409)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8497

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V1010

Title: The jolly buccaneer

First Line: In the good ship Revenge how we've spank'd thro' the ocean

Themes:  Piracy

Firth c.12(70)

Notes:  Slip. Printed on printer's waste


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Edition - Bod8560

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  With: Coronation expenses


Ballad - Roud Number: V9129

Title: Sea-boy's dream

First Line: The tempest had ceas'd and our ship was secured

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.13(135)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8694

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V6620

Title: Launch of the Great Eastern

First Line: Come cheer up Britaunia [sic] and onward fast trip

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  SteamshipsGreat Eastern (ship)

Firth c.13(288)

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Edition - Bod9836

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V1833

Title: The jolly ship carpenter

First Line: Down in the country there liv'd a young couple

Themes:  MarriageLetter-writing

Firth c.18(24)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16772

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [c.1816]

Ballad - Roud Number: V27643

Title: The loss of the Betsey

First Line: Our ship she sail'd from Greenock as you shall understand

Subjects:  Greenock (Scotland)

Themes:  Shipwreck1816

Harding B 25(1148)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16980

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V6018

Title: The African's complaint, on board a slave ship

First Line: Trembling, naked, wounded, sighing

Themes:  Slavery - AfricansSlave trade

Harding B 25(15)

Notes:  Slip


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