On the Jeannie Johnson

Mast of the tall sailing ship.

Mast of the tall sailing ship.

The tour guide tells the story of each character on the ship.  (This guy reminds me of my red-bearded friend Wayne.)

The tour guide tells the story, drawn form historic accounts, of each character on the ship. (This guy reminds me of my red-bearded friend Wayne.)

There are many amazing sites I have recorded but haven’t had time to share.

One is the Jeannie Johnson, the replica ship from the famine era that is harbored right here in Dublin.

Dr. Pam Eddy and I visited the ship in March.

In contrast to most “coffin” and/or “famine” ships, no lives were lost on the Jeannie Johnson.  There was a very skilled physician on board–and quite  bit of luck to boot.

This is what it looks like on deck and also in the berths below deck….

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