What they wore on the first fleet?
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What did Australian convicts wear in the First Fleet?
What clothes did the convicts wear on the first fleet?
When the First Fleet came to Australia what was it known as?
What did the ladies wear on the First Fleet?
The women convicts on the First Fleet wore only what they werer convicted of their crimes in. Once their sentence was passed down, they were not permitted to go home or pack extra clothing. They boarded the ships in whatever they were wearing at the time. The wives of the officers wore the standard long sleeved dresses with long skirts that were customary at the time.