Secrets of the Dead

Voyage of the Courtesans

Season 5 Episode 3 | 55m 18s

In 1789, more than 200 female thieves, prostitutes and con-artists rounded up from London's most prisons were shipped off to an Australian penal colony aboard a leaky vessel named the Lady Juliana. But once aboard, the women turned their banishment into opportunity, transforming their ship into a floating brothel on a journey that ended with the women as the founding mothers of Australia.

Aired: 05/22/07

Expired: 12/14/15

Rating: TV-PG

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