First Fleet to Australia


Fleet CommanderArthur Phillip (1738-1814)E-WIKI
Fleet Formed13.5.1787E-WIKI
Fleet Disbanded20.1.1788E-WIKI

Introduction

The First Fleet was the 11 ships that departed from Portsmouth, England, on 13 May 1787 to found the penal colony that became the first European settlement in Australia.



ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
Golden Grove (10) 13.5.178720.1.1788William SharpFleet disbanded
Supply (4) 13.5.178720.1.1788Henry Lidgbird Ball (1756-1818)Fleet disbanded
Sirius (10) 13.5.178720.1.1788John HunterFleet disbanded
Lady Penrhyn 13.5.178720.1.1788 Fleet disbanded

Sources


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E-WIKIWikipediaVarious, Web Site

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