The majority of female convicts would not previously have been on a long sea voyage, and certainly not one as long as from the United Kingdom to Australia in the first half of the 19th century.

 

Surgeon Superintendent's report:  These reports, listed on the Convict Ships List page, give much of the known information about the voyages of convict ships.

 

Newspaper articles and reports on ships and their voyages:

 

We have volunteers transcribing newspaper articles and reports on the convict ships, and their voyages, as follows:

 

 

 


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