Ships of Our Ancestors

Review by Geraldine Walth Sommer, Mesa, Arizona

Anuta, Michael J. Ships of Our Ancestors. Menomoniee, Michigan: Ship of Our Ancestors, Inc., 1983.


Ships of Our Ancestors by Michael Anuta is a wonderful collection of over 900 photographs of the ships that our immigrating ancestors came to the new world in. Some of the photographs of the passengers at sea in steerage class really tells the story of their plight, much more then any narrative could.

I was so pleased to find a photograph of the vessel that my father and grandparents came on.


Permission to use any images from the GRHC website may be requested by contacting Michael M. Miller