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Freo Gig Guide
The optimal Freo Gig Guide has arrived here on FSN. We have our eyes on the edges, our ears to the ground and our network buzzing to bring you the latest gig news each week.
10 great things to do in Fremantle this week
We've rounded up the very best things happening in Fremantle this week.
The Escape of the Military Fenians from Fremantle Prison: the warders’ perspective
The tale of the Catalpa, the American whaler which carried off six of the remaining military Fenian prisoners from Fremantle Prison on Easter Monday 1876, and the effect of the escape on the prison officers concerned.
NEWS FLASH! Hougoumont Day Descends!
On 10 January 1868 - exactly 150 years ago tomorrow - those on board the Hougoumont, which had sailed into Fremantle from Portsmouth, England, today 150 years ago, disembarked. Imagine the ship sailing into the harbour today, replete with 108 passengers and 279 convicts including 62 Fenian political prisoners.
The Voyage of The Hougoumont – Entry 7
Shipping News readers have the opportunity to journey with the Hougoumont, the last convict ship to Australia which arrived in Fremantle on 10 January 1868.
Ye olde phrases that would be better in the workplace
The piece around workplace jargon is moving forward, with the team hitting the ground running. We’ve got our ducks in a row, have drilled down into our learnings — let’s run it up the flagpole and see the result.
The Voyage of The Hougoumont – Entry 6
Shipping News readers have the opportunity to journey with the Hougoumont, the last convict ship to Australia which arrived in Fremantle on 10 January 1868.
The Voyage of The Hougoumont – Entry 5
Shipping News readers have the opportunity to journey with the Hougoumont, the last convict ship to Australia which arrived in Fremantle on 10 January 1868.
The Voyage of The Hougoumont – Entry 4
Shipping News readers have the opportunity to journey with the Hougoumont, the last convict ship to Australia which arrived in Fremantle on 10 January 1868.

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