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The Antarctic Fleet
[Harry Robertson (1923-1995)]
Scottish born, Australian Folk singer Harry Robertson recorded his own song The Antarctic Fleet in 1971 for his album Whale Chasing Men.
Danny Spooner sang The Antarctic Fleet on his 2002 CD Launch Out on the Deep. He noted:
Harry Robertson was born at Barrhead in Scotland and was a typical Scots engineer, tough, resilient and capable. He was also a great singer/songwriter. He spent time in Royal Naval tugs, tankers, whalers, and did time in the graving docks of Brisbane. Like many of his songs, this one explores just a part of his many seafaring experiences. Harry was a good friend and he lives on through his songs.
Please find the lyrics for this song at Harry Robertson’s website.
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