Stan Hugill

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Stan (Stanley James) Hugill (November 19, 1906 - May 13, 1992) was a folk music performer and sea music historian, known as the "Last Working Shantyman." Born to Henry James Hugill and the former Florence Mary Southwood, he served as the shantyman on the Garthpool, the last British commercial sailing ship (a "Limejuice Cape Horner"), on her last voyage which ended when she was wrecked 11 November 1929 off the Cape Verde Islands. Contributor to the Groves Dictionary of Music and Musicians. He was also a talented painter of nautical scenes.

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