Grey Funnel Lines Traditional Song & Verse of the Royal Navy 1900-1970

Grey Funnel Lines Traditional Song & Verse of the Royal Navy 1900-1970

By: Tawney, Cyril

Price: $43.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Excellent


Grey Funnel Lines Traditional Song & Verse of the Royal Navy 1900-1970 by Tawney is 177 pristine pp & a hornpipe under 500g to post. ‘The Grey Funnel Line’ is the sailors' nickname for the Royal Navy just as if it were another mercantile line. Tawney has a song by the same title, here's the first verse > Don't mind the rain or the rolling sea, The weary night never worries me. But the hardest time in sailor's day Is to watch the sun as it dies away. It's one more day on the Grey Funnel Line. The book is a compilation of one hundred fifteen Navy songs from the author's personal collection. And from the dj >> it has ... songs reflecting every aspect of life in the twentieth-century Royal Navy, both upper and lower deck: war, ship's routine, aviation, submarines, the antics of dockyard personnel, not to mention the matelot's shore-going adventures, both amorous and bibulous. review >>> The book is beautifully illustrated with anecdotes galore.

Title: Grey Funnel Lines Traditional Song & Verse of the Royal Navy 1900-1970

Author Name: Tawney, Cyril

Categories: THE SEA, MARITIME, SAILING, SHIP TRAVEL,

Publisher: UK, Routledge & Kegan Pau: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Excellent

Jacket Condition: Excellent

Size: 24 Cm

Seller ID: 012452

Keywords: Tawney Navy Music Song