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TITLE
Convict ship 'Success' in Caledonian Canal basin, Inverness
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1999_116_329
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
PERIOD
1890s; 1900s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11317
KEYWORDS
convict ship
ships
boats
Success
Caledonian Canal
exhibition
emigrant ship
trader
prison hulk
Inverness
Convict ship 'Success' in Caledonian Canal basin, Inverness

The convict ship 'Success' in the Caledonian Canal basin in Inverness. The ship toured the world on exhibition between the years of 1895-1942. Painted on her side are the words "worth a visit" and a banner with "convict ship" written on it can be seen on the right of the photograph. Launched in 1840, made of teakwood and measuring 117'3" x 26'8" x 22'5", in her first fifty years of service she was used in a variety of roles including emigrant ship, trader and prison hulk. She was destroyed by fire on the 4 July 1946


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Convict ship 'Success' in Caledonian Canal basin, Inverness

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1890s; 1900s

convict ship; ships; boats; Success; Caledonian Canal; exhibition; emigrant ship; trader; prison hulk; Inverness

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Joseph Cook Collection

The convict ship 'Success' in the Caledonian Canal basin in Inverness. The ship toured the world on exhibition between the years of 1895-1942. Painted on her side are the words "worth a visit" and a banner with "convict ship" written on it can be seen on the right of the photograph. Launched in 1840, made of teakwood and measuring 117'3" x 26'8" x 22'5", in her first fifty years of service she was used in a variety of roles including emigrant ship, trader and prison hulk. She was destroyed by fire on the 4 July 1946 <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.