Historical information

History of the post World War II Migrant Ship Fairsea. The Fairsea made several journeys to Australia under the International Refugee Organisation (IRO) from 1949 to 1951, carrying displaced persons affected by World War II. She was later chartered by the Australian Government to transport assisted immigrants from Britain and also New Zealand between 1949 and 1969.

Physical description

A framed oil painting of the migrant ship MV Fairsea

Inscriptions & markings


Mounting & framing

Timber frame, no glass.