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Edward D Walker Marine Art - Irish Famine Ships

 

USS Jamestown leaving Boston with Irish Famine Relief

USS Jamestown leaving Boston with Irish Famine Relief

Fine Art Print 18 x 13 inches (460 x 330 mm)   

Price $24.95


One of the fastest voyages ever made between Boston and Britain was that of the US sloop-of-war `Jamestown`. It began to load on St Patrick ’s Day and sailed for Cork on March 28th 1847. Captain R. B. Forbes raced across to Ireland laden with a cargo of famine relief contributed by the American people towards the relief of the Irish famine sufferers of 1847.Captain Forbes was the first civilian captain to command an American Naval vessel.

 

 

USS Jamestown off Rochas Point Ireland

USS Jamestown off Rochas Point Ireland

Fine Art Print 18 x 13 inches (460 x 330 mm)

Price $24.95


On April 12th 1847 sloop-of-war USS `Jamestown` arrived at Rochas Point, County Cork with Irish famine relief. She was assisted into port by the P.S. Sabrina.

 

 

 

 

 

USS Jamestown leaving Queenstown

USS Jamestown leaving Queenstown

Fine Art Print 18 x 13 inches (460 x 330 mm) 

Price $24.95


USS Jamestown leaves Queenstown after delivering famine relief.

 

 

 

 

 

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