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When I did a course at HMS Collingwood a few years ago I was interested to see the pictures of the sailing ships that were used to transport convicts to Australia. They were tiny, what would pass for a large yacht these days.

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It must have been awful aboard those ships and no wonder so many people didn't survive the journey.  OK so many were convicts but when you see what some of them were actually deported for it does make you sit and think and it must have been just as awful for the ships staff.  

 

In today's times the 'convicts'  would all be sent on cruise liners with every conceivable amenity on board so as not to cause them and hardship or distress.

 

Infact.... is that where the term 'hardship' came from :unsure:  If you don't ask you never learn :oops:

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