Between 1846 and 1851, more than one million potato famine emigrantsamong them the child Henry Ford and Patrick Kennedy, great-grandfather of John F. Kennedy.sailed from Ireland to America in leaky, overcrowded sailing ships and made new lives for themselves. Now, 150 years later, here is their story. Includes superb color paintings by Rodney Charman, facsimile passenger lists, and other memorabilia. 20 colow and b&w illus.

The Famine Ships 1997, Henry Holt & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805053135

American edition