Secrets of the Dead Voyage of the Courtesans
Follow the racuous journey of the 18th century women who settled Australia Details
Program: Secrets of the Dead
Episode: Voyage of the Courtesans
In 1789, more than 200 female thieves, prostitutes and con-artists rounded up from London's most prisons were shipped off to an Australian penal colony aboard a leaky vessel named the Lady Juliana. But once aboard, the women turned their banishment into opportunity, transforming their ship into a floating brothel on a journey that ended with the women as the founding mothers of Australia.• Visit the Voyage of the Courtesans webpage
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Premiere Date: 05/22/2007
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: TV-PG
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