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From: "Is Mise Gan Ainm" <>
Subject: Re: Excerpts from Irish newspapers/ S.S. City of New York
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2004 23:37:28 GMT
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"Fred Lonsdale" <> wrote in
> "Harry Dodsworth" <> wrote in
> > "Dennis Ahern" <> posted:
> > >
> > > From The Cork Examiner, 23 January 1864 -
> > >
> > > EMIGRATION--THE PASSAGE--NEW YORK--
> > > THE WAR--PRICES.
> > > ------
> > > THE subjoined letter is from a respectable
tradesman, boot and
> > > shoemaker, who lately emigrated from Killarney to
> > <<<<Snip>>>>
> > > that the American's words are realised, that if
people worked half as
> > > hard at home as they have to do here, they need not
> > > America.
> > > JAMES O'LEARY
> > >
> > The comments by "Fred Lonsdale"
> > interesting.
> > Although the name of the ship has been deleted, if the
> > were accurate, the ship was the City of New York which
> > twice in the New York Times, once in the maritime
report, and once in
> > the local news column.
> > New York Times, October 20, 1863, Maritime Intelligence
> > Arrived October 19
> > Steamship City of New York, [captain not named],
Liverpool 7th inst.,
> > and Queenstown 8th, at 5 P.M. with US mails and 168
> > New York Times, October 20, 1863, Local News
> > The Inman steamer City of New York, Captain Kennedy,
which left Liverpool
> > at 2 P.M. on the 7th., and Queenstown on the 8th inst.,
> > yesterday afternoon.
> > Again, if James O'Leary was a real name, he should be
recorded on the
> > passenger list.
> Twelve days at sea, in steerage, in the North Atlantic on
a sailing ship
> must have been a very arduous experience.
Are we referring to the "P.M.S.S. City of New York" which
was a combination of steam and sail power ?
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