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Lake Macquarie History Illuminated Festival: Hell Ship - the Journey of the Ticonderoga

  • Belmont 16 Foot Sailing Club - Belmont NSW The Parade Belmont, NSW, 2280 Australia (map)

A Sea Voyage | A Tragedy | A Love Story

In 1852, the emigrant ship Ticonderoga limped into Port Melbourne after a nightmare voyage from England in which nearly 200 of her passengers had died of typhus. Her saga of tragedy, loss and heroism gripped the people of the young nation like nothing before. This though is just the beginning of the story. Michael Veitch takes us on one-man’s journey through one of Victoria’s most horrific maritime events. One where love wins and families are borne.

Join Michael Veitch for another important and mesmerising one-man show. FLAK had us in high in the skies of World War Two, and now we tread the decks of a creaky nineteenth century clipper. It promises to be quite a journey.

MV