Sea Shanties

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The President of the Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre, Martin Johnson, donated a 1930s poster of ‘Alfredo the brilliant accordionist’.  Alfredo played aboard the Coronia that was owned and operated by Martin&r...

1880 storm - sea shanty Me thinks I see a host of craft spreading their sails to lea As down the Humber they do glide all bound for the northern sea Me thinks I see on each small craft a crew with hearts so brave Going out to earn the...

Sea Shanties A sea shanty, chantey, or chanty is a type of work song that was once commonly sung to accompany labor on board large merchant sailing vessels. The term shanty most accurately refers to a specific style of work song belonging to t...

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