Convict Transport Hadlow

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Design for the Quebec built convict transport Hadlow of 1815. "24 Feb.1815 - Private Contract - The new Ship HADLOW, 380 or thereabouts, copper fastened and the upper deck copper nailed, which is flush, with a round-about-house". She was originally built as a timber carrier for the Hudson Bay Company. After being sold to British interests, she was utilized as a convict transport taking prisoners from England to Australia.

Design for the hull determining sections shown below. Her construction is well on the way.

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