Jeanie Johnston: Sailing the Irish Famine Tall Ship

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The story of the Jeanie Johnston unfolds during a tragic period in Irish history - the Great Famine of 1845 - 1849. Sweeping through Ireland it decimated the population, killing over a million people and forcing twice that number to emigrate to Britain, North America and other parts of the world in sailing ships like the Jeanie Johnston. Constructed in Quebec in 1847 the ship made 16 voyages from Tralee across the North Atlantic, conveying over 2,500 Irish emigrants to the United States and Canada without a single loss of ...

Jeanie Johnston: Sailing the Irish Famine Tall Ship 2012, The Collins Press, Cork

ISBN-13: 9781848891517

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