Some Chronicles of the Larkins Family Part I

By E.W. Bovill, published May 1954


This article looks at the early days of convict transport to Australia through the logs of Merchant Ships, in particular the Royal Admiral, an East Indiaman whose managing owner was Thomas Larkins. Details are given of the numbers of convicts transported on the voyage, along with the numbers of the dead and sick. Details are also given of the costs and also of the convicts’ possessions, in terms of the clothing they were issued with.

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Filed under: Mutiny & Discipline | Other (Eighteenth C) | Health at Sea | Other (location)
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea | Merchant Marines | Miscellaneous

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