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Convict Ship "Success."

Publication Date: 1924
Soft cover
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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(CONVICT SHIP). The Convict Ship "Success." The Last of England's Infamous Felon Fleet. The Oldest Ship Afloat, Launched at Moulmein, British India, in 1790. Now Touring the Principal Ports of the world as an Educational Object Lesson. Visited by over Twenty-one Million People. [N.P.:n.p.]: 1924. 16pp. Orig. printed pictorial wrappers. Very good. The Success was built at Moulmein in 1790 as a merchant vessel. In 1802 she became the first vessel to transport convicts to Australia. In 1851 she became a receiving prison in Hudson's Bay, Australia. Scuttled in Sydney harbor in 1885, she was raised in 1890 as a historical artifact. Bookseller Inventory # 62694

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Title: Convict Ship "Success."

Publication Date: 1924

Binding: Soft cover

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