Leaving Of Liverpool

Author Unknown

Fare thee well to you my own true love
I am going far away
I am bound for California
And I hope that I’ll return some day

So fare the well my own true love
And when I return united we will be
It’s not the leaving of Liverpool that grieves me
But my darling when I think of thee

I am sailing on a Yankee clipper ship
The Davy Crockett is her name
And Burgess is the Captain of her
And they say she is a floating hell

Oh the sun is on the harbour love
And I wish I could remain
For I know it will be some long long time
Before I see you again