Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Justitia hulk

Justitia hulk
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Title: Justitia hulk
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Repro ID: PZ9265 Description: Convicts perform hard labour at the Woolwich Warren. The hulk on the river is the 'Justitia'. Prisoners were kept on board such ships for months awaiting deportation to Australia. The 'Justitia' was a 260-ton prison hulk that had beenoriginally moored in the Thames when the American War of Independence put a stop to the transportation of criminals to the former colonies. The 'Justitia' formerly belonged to Duncan Campbell who was appointed to supervise the work of the convicts. Creator: Unknown Date: c. 1777 Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London

Given names Surname Sosa Birth Place Death Age Place Last change
William GREGORY
William GREAVES
January 29, 1806213Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom8July 21, 189312687Hamilton, , New South Wales, Australia