SYMHC Classics: The Catalpa and the Fremantle Six


The Fremantle Six, published in The Irish World, September 2, 1876, reprinted in “The Catalpa Expedition” by Zeph. W. Pease, 1897. Public domain

Today we revisit a 2015 episode about an international jailbreak! In the 1860s, a crew from the United States mounted a mission to Western Australia to rescue imprisoned members of the Irish Republican Brotherhood who had been imprisoned by Great Britain.

You can find the original episode here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/the-catalpa-and-the-fremantle-six.htm

And the show notes are here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-the-catalpa-and-the-fremantle-six.htm

Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics