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Michael Veitch: Hell Ship

Tod Johnston

Hell Ship tells the historical story of the cIipper Ticonderoga and the emigrants on board, who’d set sail for Australia from the Highlands of Scotland, in search of a new life.

Sadly, after the captain and most of the crew succumb to fever, Ticonderoga became a ‘floating hell’ that sharks circled, waiting for the next body to be thrown over board…

Author Michael Veitch retold the story of the Ticonderoga and her passengers, many of which never made it to shore…

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Tod Johnston
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