Port Elizabeth of Yore: The Settler ship “The Chapman”

Whereas the Aussies refer to the Chapman as the Convict vessel, South Africans refer to her as the Settler ship, one for confinement and the other for release.  This is fascinating history of the 70 years service to colonialism of this renowned ship and some of its crew. Apart from trading and conveyance operations, it … Continue reading Port Elizabeth of Yore: The Settler ship “The Chapman”