- Oct 2016
Fresh translations of samurai accounts of ‘barbarian’ ship arriving at the height of Japan’s isolation corroborate a story long dismissed as fantasy
An amateur historian has unearthed compelling evidence that the first Australian maritime foray into Japanese waters was by convict pirates on an audacious escape from Tasmania almost two centuries ago.
Australian convict pirates in Japan: evidence of 1830 voyage unearthed
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