What is “Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean” called in Great Britain?

With lyrics altered to reflect the country, “Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean” is called “Britannia, the Pride of the Ocean.”

Written by Englishmen David T. Shaw and Thomas a Becket, the “Columbia” version (referring to an alternate name for the United States) was first published in 1843 under the name “Columbia, the Land of the Brave”; “Land of the Brave” was later changed to “Gem of the Ocean.”

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