The tragic ‘Arran’ stowaways – cruelly abused, then abandoned barefoot on the ice fields of Newfoundland in 1868

The true story of 7 boys from Greenock, Scotland, who stowed away in the ship ‘Arran’ bound for Quebec in 1868. On discovering the boys in the ship’s hold, the captain and first mate subjected them to the most brutal treatment during the voyage, then put them ashore on the ice fields of Newfoundland and left them to their fate.