The first verse was written by Robert Lewis Stevenson for his book "Treasure Island".
The rest written by Young Ewing Allison.

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Derelict -

Above - Young Ewing Alison

The Book:

Classic Starts: Treasure Island (Classic Starts Series)

The Movie (DVD) with Charlton Heston!

: Treasure Island

The melody for the song as it is below is correct but the chords are
different than on the more complex version of chords found here.

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Derelict melody - Young Ewing Alison -

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