Would you have to be absolutely mad to make a journey on the First Fleet?

Imagine the Admiral of the British Navy propositions you to escort 736 convicts to a place called New South Wales that is completely uncharted. It is explained to you that it will be a one way journey, with very limited supplies and no chance for a restock in 11 years. You must be out of your mind to say... show more Imagine the Admiral of the British Navy propositions you to escort 736 convicts to a place called New South Wales that is completely uncharted. It is explained to you that it will be a one way journey, with very limited supplies and no chance for a restock in 11 years. You must be out of your mind to say "yes".
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