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Friendship Voyages to Australia

This convict ship, being 274 tons and 75 feet long was one of the light weight ships in the fllet and was skippered by Master Francis Walton. Built in Scarborough in 1784, she carried 76 male and 21 female convicts. During her return voyage to England her crew came down with scurvy and with insufficient crew to man her, she was scuttled in the straights of Macassar. The survivors were transferred to the Alexander.

  • Friendship

    Sailed on 13th May, 1787

    Arrived 21st January, 1788 at New South Wales
    Average sentence: 7 Years | Life sentences: 3 | Passengers: 103
  • Friendship

    Sailed on 24th August, 1799

    Arrived 16th February, 1800 at New South Wales
    Average sentence: 4 Years | Life sentences: 115 | Passengers: 122
  • Friendship

    Sailed on June, 1817

    Arrived 14th January, 1818 at New South Wales
    Average sentence: 9 Years | Life sentences: 16 | Passengers: 102