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Author Rees, Siân, 1965-

Title The ship thieves / Siân Rees
Published Sydney : Hodder Headline Australia, 2005

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Description 231 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
regular print
Summary As dusk came down on the evening of 13 January 1834, James Porter and nine other convicts, transported at His Majesty's Pleasure to Van Diemen's Land, captured the newly launched barque the Frederick from their British masters. James Porter had spent the majority of his days since transportation planning how he would escape
Analysis Modern history (c 1788-1914) (Australia)
Voyages & shipwrecks
Porter, James -- biography
Prisoners, Transportation of
Convicts -- Tasmania -- biography
Convicts -- Norfolk Island -- biography
Notes Map on front endpaper
Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 219-220
Subject Porter, James, active 1823-1843.
Porter, James.
Prisoners -- Transportation -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Biography.
Prisoners -- Norfolk Island -- Biography.
Prisoners -- Norfolk Island -- History -- 19th century.
Penal transportation -- Great Britain -- History.
Prisoners -- Australia -- History -- 19th century -- Biography.
Penal colonies -- Norfolk Island.
Prisoners -- Australia -- Tasmania -- Macquarie Harbour -- Biography
Prisoners -- Transportation -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Prisoners -- Transportation -- Australia.
Prisoners -- Transportation -- Norfolk Island.
Prisoners -- Norfolk Island -- History -- 1788-1851 -- Biography
Prisoners -- Australia -- Tasmania -- History -- 1788-1851 -- Biography
Prisoners -- Norfolk Island -- History -- 19th century -- Biography.
Prisoners -- Transportation -- Great Britain -- History.
Penal colonies -- Norfolk Island -- Biography.
Prisoners -- Australia -- Biography.
Prisoners -- Transportation -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.
Penal colonies -- Australia -- Norfolk Island -- History -- 19th century.
Prisoners -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Prisoners -- Australia -- Norfolk Island -- Biography.
Penal transportation -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Melanesia -- History -- 1788-1851
Melanesia -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
History.
Biographies.
LC no. 2006365650
ISBN 0733619142 :