Weekly Photo Challenge: Delta

From Dublin.

The Jeanie Johnston is a replica of a ship from the 1800s that carried over 2,500 Irish emigrants to the Americas.  She sits near the Customs House on the River Liffey in Dublin, and you can even go on board to take a look around and see how the journey was for these travelers.  This ship symbolizes their transition between their home country and their new homes of Canada and the US, where their descendants are now legion.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Delta

6 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Delta

  1. LightningEllen July 3, 2017 / 9:50 pm

    Beautiful picture! I love ships. I’m grateful to live in Nova Scotia so I get to see a lot of them 🙂

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    • Mei-Mei July 3, 2017 / 9:57 pm

      This replica was apparently even seaworthy at some point. I was disappointed the museum part was closed when we were there so I didn’t get to go on board. But it was still impressive from a distance.

      Hope you had a good long holiday weekend 🙂

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      • LightningEllen July 3, 2017 / 10:02 pm

        Neat! We get a lot of seaworthy replicas floating into the harbor here. They are very nice to look at!

        I’m a bit cranky I have to go to work tomorrow, but the long weekend was a blast. 🙂 I hope you had a good one too!

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  2. bedlamanddaisies July 4, 2017 / 5:58 pm

    I had read about this ship when I was doing some genealogy research that led me to Munn shipbuilding relatives in Scotland. It looks like an impressive and beautiful ship!

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    • Mei-Mei July 6, 2017 / 6:22 pm

      That’s so cool you have a personal connection! Genealogy is so fascinating.

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