Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Jeanie Johnston"
Photos of the sailing ship:
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of rigging:||BARK|
|Yard:||Blennerville Shipyard Tralee|
|Overall length:||45.00 m|
|Sail area:||645 m2|
|Ship's hull:||Holz / Wood|
|Engine:||2 * Diesel|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 25 Nov 2003
- replica of the original "Jeanie Johnston" (1847-58), an Irish 19th century emigrant ship built in Quebec, owned by the Donovan family from Tralee, brought Irish emigrants fleeing the potato famine to the US during the Great Famine.
- rebuilt in Tralee, County Kerry, supported by the Irish Government, municipal authorities and a lot of friends of the Jeanie Johnston in Ireland, the United States and Canada.
- a seagoing vessel as well as a living history exhibition, will offer sail training opportunities.
- launched in May 2,000 by the patron of the project, the President of Ireland Mary McAleese, after some delay she was completed until spring 2002.
- left County Kerry, Ireland for the United States & Canada in February 2003, during her North America tour she visited ports on the American and Canadian Atlantic coast, retun to Ireland in October, 2003.
Last tracked position of the ship:
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Contact:Website (English, 07 Jun 2021):
The Jeanie Johnston: latest news, exhibition on board, history, contact address
Literature for further reading:
We recommend the following references for your further research of the ship. The references marked with have been included in the generation of the ship profile on this page.
"Tall Ships - the Fleet of the 21th Century"
Tide-Mark Press, East Hartford 2000 ISBN: 1-55949-551-0
Page: 95 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 188 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data