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Written and performed by author, comedian and actor Michael Veitch, Hell Ship portrays one of the most dramatic, yet now forgotten chapters of Australia’s early maritime history.

With the aid of images and soundscape, Voitch accounts remarkable stories of endurance and survival from those on the ship, and brings to light the courage of his heroic great great grandfather, James William Henry Veitch, the young surgeon on the fatal trip.


“…what (Veitch) lands is one of the best, quietly gut-wrenching anti-war statements your’re likely to sight this decade…”

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