Frances (1859 convict ship)

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Frances
History
Name: Frances
General characteristics
Propulsion: Sail

Frances was a convict ship that transported a single convict from Madras, India to Fremantle, Western Australia in 1859. The convict, Patrick McDonald or McDonnell, was a soldier convicted of an "unnatural crime" by court-martial at Rangoon, and sentenced to fourteen years' transportation. There were no pensioner guards or other passengers on the ship other than McDonald.

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