This is a waulking song in the form of a love song to the skipper of a boat which carries a precious cargo of the king's gold and silver. The girl tells how she wishes she could sleep with the man she loves.
Eleven lines sung.
See: 'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 2 (Campbell/Collinson) p. 84 'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig) p. 76