Actually the "port of departure" may be a small port from which a small
ship took emigrants to a larger port from which a large ship left to cross
the ocean. My family spoke of "sailing from Swansea to America" at times,
but their route was from Swansea to Liverpool to America.
Norma Leigh Rudinsky
On Fri, 31 Jul 1998 Cardi2(a)aol.com wrote:
Actually, it could have been any seaport in Wales that someone
The Welsh are great sailors. Their ships went all the world.