Select from the Convict Ship Links below to find information about Convict Ships arriving in New South Wales, Norfolk Island and Van Diemen's Land between the years 1788 and 1850. Some of the information is adapted from Charles Bateson's The Convict Ships; Surgeons at Sea (Online)- National Archives; Surgeon's Journals available at Ancestry; and various contemporary newspapers and journals.
North to Matsumae, Australian Whalers to Japan by Noreen Jones.
Bound For Botany Bay: Narrative of a voyage in 1798 Aboard the Death Ship Hillsborough - Frank Clune
A Narrative of a Voyage to New South Wales, in the year 1816, in the ship Mariner, describing the Nature of the Accommodations, Stores, Diet &c., together with an account of the Medical Treatment &c." by John Haslam in John Croaker: convict Embezzler: John Booker and Russell Craig.
Ancestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary's Papers, 1788-1825.