1. List: Convict ship pictures
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    Compiled by the Australian National Maritime Museum Library - includes examples of pictures of convict transports and prison hulks from Australian and overseas collections.
    Ship portraits of convict ships are rare. Therefore there is a high likelihood that you aren't going to be able to find a picture of your convict ship. With this list we give the opportunity to find a ship that is similar to the one you're researching get an idea of what it would have looked like and obtain an illustration for your family history research.

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    created by: fprentice on 2010-07-06 15:58:15.0
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  1. [Convicts embarking for Botany Bay] T. Rowlandson
    Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827
    [ Art work : 1800-1809 ]
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    [Convicts embarking for Botany Bay] T. Rowlandson
  2. The old Hobson's Bay convict hulks [Vic.]
    [ Art work : 1885 ]
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    The old Hobson's Bay convict hulks [Vic.]
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    2010-07-06 16:13:32.0

    Convict hulks in Hobsons Bay.

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  3. Photograph - View of the South Carolina a hulk which was lying at Risdon Bay
    [ Photograph : 1890 ]
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    Photograph - View of the South Carolina a hulk which was lying at Risdon Bay
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    South Carolina convict hulk Risdon Tasmania

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  4. Convict hulks at Gravesend, England / N. Condy
    Condy, Nicholas Matthew, 1799-1857
    [ Art work : 1830 ]
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    Convict hulks at Gravesend, England / N. Condy
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    Convict hulks at Gravesend.

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  5. Photograph - Sketch of H.M.S. Anson - female convict hulk - off Queen's Domain
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    Photograph - Sketch of H.M.S. Anson  - female convict hulk - off Queen's Domain
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    HMS Anson female convict hulk

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  6. The Discovery, convict-ship, lying at Deptford, the vessel which accompanied Capt. Cook on his last voyage, 1 / drawn & etched by Edw. W. Cooke
    Cooke, Edward William, 1811-1880
    [ Art work : 1828 ]
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    The Discovery, convict-ship, lying at Deptford, the vessel which accompanied Capt. Cook on his last voyage, 1 / drawn & etched by Edw. W. Cooke
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    Discovery as convict hulk at Deptford.

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  7. [Soldiers boarding prison hulk]
    Bigg, William Redmore, 1755-1828
    [ Art work : 1865 ]
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    [Soldiers boarding prison hulk]
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    Prison hulk

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  8. Prison-ship in Portsmouth Harbour, convicts going aboard / drawn & etched by Edw. Wm. Cooke, 1828
    Cooke, Edward William, 1811-1880
    [ Art work : 1829 ]
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    Prison-ship in Portsmouth Harbour, convicts going aboard / drawn & etched by Edw. Wm. Cooke, 1828
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    Prison hulk York in Portsmouth Harbour

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  9. Interior scenes of the prison hulk Justitia
    [ Art work : 1845 ]
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    Interior scenes of the prison hulk Justitia
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    interiors prison hulk Justitia 1845.

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  10. The arrival of the convict ship Surry in Sydney Harbour / Geoffrey C. Ingleton
    Ingleton, Geoffrey C. (Geoffrey Chapman), 1908-1998
    [ Art work : 1962 ]
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    The arrival of the convict ship Surry in Sydney Harbour / Geoffrey C. Ingleton
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    2010-07-07 11:54:35.0

    Contemporary etching of the transport Surry (Surrey) a ship of 461 tons built at Harwich in 1811.

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  11. Item 02: [Portrait of Il Netunno, later Marquis Cornwallis, under sail / oil painting by] F.B. Solvyns, 1793
    [ Art work : 1793 ]
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    Item 02: [Portrait of Il Netunno, later Marquis Cornwallis, under sail / oil painting by] F.B. Solvyns, 1793
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    Ill Netunno later Marquis Cornwallis ship 654 tons built in India 1789

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  12. The East India ship Mellish entering the harbour of Sydney / painted by W.J. Huggins ; engraved by E. Duncan
    Duncan, Edward, 1803-1882
    [ Art work : 1830 ]
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    The East India ship Mellish entering the harbour of Sydney / painted by W.J. Huggins ; engraved by E. Duncan
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    Mellish East Indiaman. Fully rigged ship 424 tons built Calcutta in 1820

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    Ship 594 tons built Calcutta 1802.

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  14. Web page: The WILLIAM MITCALFE 447 tons, E Phillipson Esq Commander,
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    WILLIAM MITCALFE (occasionally spelt Metcalfe) was launched in 1834 at Sunderland in Britain for Henry Mitcalfe. Henry Mitcalfe was the member for Tynemouth in 1841. The vessel was 447 Registered Tons, rigged as a ship and later a barque, with Lloyds Class A1 certification. The master from 1834 to 1846 is reported to have been Edward Philipson.

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  15. Web page: The ship 'Morley' and other vessels
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    Convict transport. ship 480 tons built Thames 1811.
    Artist / Maker: William Adolphus Knell. Image: BHC3502. National Maritime Museum Greenwich. Depicted in "Convict ships" by Charles Bateson.

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  16. Web page: Florentia Captn Wimble. Passing through Telleberry Roads Feby 1st 1825 Coast of Malabar
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    Convict transport. Ship 453 tons built Newcastle 1821.
    Artist / Maker: Neve Image: PW7704 Date: 19th century. National Maritime Museum Greenwich collection.

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  17. A convict ship / D. M. Little
    Little, David Michael Hartigan, 1884-1963
    [ Art work : 1900-1960 ]
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    A convict ship / D. M. Little
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    contemporary painting of a typical convict ship

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  18. Photograph - Lady Franklin at Port Arthur
    [ Photograph : 1860 ]
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    Photograph - Lady Franklin at Port Arthur
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    Lady Franklin at Port Arthur.

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    Contemporary painting of a convict ship c. 1840's.

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    Waterloo convict ship

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  21. Plan-Ship Anson-quarter deck, forecastle, upper deck-as fitted out for a female convict ship. Architect, Chatham Yard, U.K
    [ Photograph : 1843 ]
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    Plan-Ship Anson-quarter deck, forecastle, upper deck-as fitted out for a female convict ship. Architect, Chatham Yard, U.K
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    plan Anson female convict ship

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  22. Plan-Ship Anson-lower & orlop decks-fitted out for a female convict ship. Architect, Chatham Yard, U.K
    [ Photograph : 1843 ]
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    Plan-Ship Anson-lower & orlop decks-fitted out for a female convict ship. Architect, Chatham Yard, U.K
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    Plan Anson female convict ship

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  23. Plan-Ship, Anson-profile-as fitted out for a female convict ship-and mooring. Architect, Chatham Yard, U.K
    [ Photograph : 1843 ]
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    Plan-Ship, Anson-profile-as fitted out for a female convict ship-and mooring. Architect, Chatham Yard, U.K
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    plan Anson female convict ship

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    Plan Anson Female convict ship

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  25. Plan-Ship Anson-quarter deck, forecastle, upper deck-as fitted out for a female convict ship. Architect, Chatham Yard, U.K
    [ Photograph : 1843 ]
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    Plan-Ship Anson-quarter deck, forecastle, upper deck-as fitted out for a female convict ship. Architect, Chatham Yard, U.K
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    Plan Anson female convict ship

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  26. Plan-Ship Anson-lower & orlop decks-fitted out for a female convict ship. Architect, Chatham Yard, U.K
    [ Photograph : 1843 ]
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    Plan-Ship Anson-lower & orlop decks-fitted out for a female convict ship. Architect, Chatham Yard, U.K
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    plans female convict ship.

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  27. Plan-Ship, Anson-profile-as fitted out for a female convict ship-and mooring. Architect, Chatham Yard, U.K
    [ Photograph : 1843 ]
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    Plan-Ship, Anson-profile-as fitted out for a female convict ship-and mooring. Architect, Chatham Yard, U.K
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    plans of the Anson female convict ship

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    Lady Franklin convict transport

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    Lady Franklin convict transport

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