Prison ship

(redirected from Convict hulk)
(Naut.) a ship fitted up for the confinement of prisoners.
- Shak.

See also: Prison

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Table 1: Cholera Treatments at Convict Hulk Establishment, Woolwich.
The 1841 census shows George Sauglier, aged 30 years working as a Clerk on the Leviathan Convict Hulk.
The vessel was purchased by Governor Brisbane for 1000 [pounds sterling] and spent the remainder of its life as a convict hulk at various anchorages around Sydney Harbour, holding retaken bushrangers until they could be transported to places of secondary punishment.