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The ship I love
Additional title: A gallant ship as lab'ring, lab'ring in the sea. [first line]
Additional title: I'll stick to the ship, lads, you save your lives. [first line of chorus]
McGlennon, Felix (1856-1943) (Composer)
McGlennon, Felix (1856-1943) (Lyricist)
Holcombe, Herbert (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place Term: New York ; London
Publisher: Frank Tousey's Publishing House
Library locations
Music Division
Ship captains
Sheet music
Content : Lower right of cover contains stamp of dealer: Boughton's Music Store, 21 & 23 Bank St., Newark, N.J.

Content : Cover includes a photograph of Herbert Holcombe dressed in sailing uniform.

Content : On cover: Grand baritone and contralto sung byt he eminent baritone Herbert Holcome.

Statement of Responsibility: Composed by Felix McGlennon.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: c93b06e0-c58e-012f-a330-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1893: Issued
  • 1943: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The ship I love" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The ship I love" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 1, 2015.

APA Format

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The ship I love