[They are pushing out the life-boat, throwing out the line]

[They are pushing out the life-boat, throwing out the line]

Composer: H. L. Gilmour
Published in 3 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: H. L. Gilmour

Henry Lake Gilmour United Kingdom 1836-1920. Born at Londonderry, Ireland, he emigrated to America as a teenager, thinking he wanted to learn navigation. When he reached the U.S., he arrived in Philadelphia and decided to seek his fortune in America. He started working as a painter, then served in the American Civil War, where he was captured and spent several months in Libby Prison, Richmond, VA. He married Letitia Pauline Howard in 1858. After the war he trained as a dentist and did that for many years. In 1869 he moved to Wenonah, NJ, and helped found the Methodist church there in 1885. He served as Sunday school superintendent and, for four decades, directed the choir at the Pittman Grove Camp Meeting, also working as song leade… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [They are pushing out the life-boat, throwing out the line]
Composer: H. L. Gilmour
Copyright: Public Domain

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #131

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Songs of the Century #12

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Sunday-School Praises #21

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