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 each one of them could come from Britain. while inadequate Britons utilized the Australian govt regarded to Italy and Greece after which to refugee camps throughout Europe. This e-book appears to be like on the ships that introduced those migrants to Australia - a few that have been by no means designed to hold passengers or to commute nice distances - and their position in maritime and Australian history.

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