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Title Journal of the Clara Convict Ship
Author Crawford, Dr William
Date 11 Jan-14 Apr 1864
Document Type Shipping Papers
Reference MT 32/7
Library / Archive The National Archives
Collection Name Admiralty Transport Department, Surgeon Superintendents' Journals of Convict Ships
Description Journal written by the Surgeon Superintendent detailing the daily life on board. Includes a list of stores and a station list in case of fire.
Series Description This series consists of journals of Surgeon Superintendents in charge of convicts, containing rules and regulations, lists of names, details of diet and medical reports.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Journey Conditions
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia
Ports Tilbury, Portsmouth, England; Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
Ships Clara
Keywords surgeon, transportation, convict, shipping, regulations, provisions, punishment box, prison, prisoner, violence, women, food, forced migration
Language English
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