Royal Naval Museum



Transportation of convicts to Australia

The following are a small selection of titles available in the Royal Naval Museum Library.

• BATESON, C. Convict ships 1788-1868 Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1959.

• HENDERSON, A.  Scraps and facts of convict ships 1845.

• HUGHES, R. That fatal shore: the story of the transportation to Australia 1787-1968 London: Collins Harvill, 1987. ISBN 0002173611

• KING, J. The first fleet: the convict voyage that founded Australia 1787-1788 London: Secker & Warburg, 1983. ISBN 0436233924

• THOMAS, J.  Portsmouth and the first fleet 1786-1787  (Portsmouth papers, no.50) Portsmouth: Portsmouth City Council, 1987

These books may be stocked by your local public library or may be made available through the inter-library lending service. Please enquire at your local branch.

If you wish to find out more about the collections and materials held in the Royal Naval Museum Library see the library web pages .

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