Australian Migrant Ships by Peter Plowman

By Peter Plowman

In 1945 Arthur Calwell introduced a brand new immigration coverage for Australia requiring an inflow of 70,000 migrants a 12 months, and it was once was hoping that every one of them might come from Britain. whilst inadequate Britons utilized the Australian executive regarded to Italy and Greece after which to refugee camps throughout Europe. This e-book seems to be on the ships that introduced those migrants to Australia - a few that have been by no means designed to hold passengers or to go back and forth nice distances - and their position in maritime and Australian history.

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