Category: Journeys with Phillip Parker King

25th April 1822 – the termination of four years of voyages

On this day, 25th April 1822, marked the termination of Mr Cunningham’s four years of voyages with Captain Phillip Parker King

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25 April 1822 – return from King’s fourth Australian coastal survey

From 26 May 1821 to 25 April 1822 – King’s fourth Australian coastal survey:Northward From Port Jackson aboard HMS “Bathurst”

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9th February 1822 – a narrow escape at Cygnet Bay

On this day, 9th February 1822, Mr Cunningham had a narrow escape.

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26th January 1822 – anchored off Dirk Hartog Island

From 20th January to 26th January 1822 “The Bathurst” was anchored off Dirk Hartog’s island.

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13th January 1822 – anchored off Bathurst Island

On this day, 13th January 1822, the “Bathurst”, with Allan Cunningham on board, was anchored off Bathurst Island.

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1st January 1822 – anchored in King George’s Sound

Around this day, 1st January 1822 the “Bathurst” with Allan Cunningham on board was anchored in King George’s Sound. They’d been there since 23rd December 1821. Mr Cunningham had only just recovered from a debilitating illness and was filled with enthusiasm and gratitude for feeling well again.

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15th November 1821 – departed Port Louis, Mauritius

On this day, HMS Bathurst departed Port Louis, Mauritius where the ship had undergone a refit. They’d been in Mauritius since 6th of August 1821.

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18th June 1821 – landed at Cape Grafton

On this day, 18th June 1821, Allan Cunningham was on land at Cape Grafton where the botany produced many interesting plants to our collector.

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13th June 1821- weighted anchor off the Percy Isles

Around this day 13th June 1821, HMS Bathurst weighed anchored off the Percy Isles.

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26th May 1821 – departs Port Jackson on King’s fourth voyage

On this day, 26th May 1821, Allan Cunningham, after various delays, departed Port Jackson on HMS Bathurst under the command of Phillip Parker King and in company with another ship, the “Dick” .

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19th December 1820 – return to Port Jackson at the end of King’s third voyage

On this day, 19th December 1820, Allan Cunningham arrived back in Port Jackson having sailed from Port Nelson, bringing to an end the third marine survey voyage with Phillip Parker King on HMS Mermaid.

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9th October 1820 – departs Careening Bay, Port Nelson after repairs to “The Mermaid”

On this day, 9th October 1820, after being delayed by the need to repair HMS Mermaid, Allan Cunningham departed from Careening Bay, Port Nelson under the command of Phillip Parker King, headed for Port Jackson

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20th September 1820 – departs Port Frederick Harbour

On this day, 20th September 1820, Allan Cunningham departed Port Frederick Harbour, having sailed around Montague Sound, York Sound and Port Frederick Harbour between 5th September and 20th September 1820, when he accompanied Phillip Parker King on his third survey of the Australian coast.

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1st September 1820 – a visit to Bat Island and Brunswick Bay

Around this day, 1st September 1820, Allan Cunningham explored Bat island and Brunswick Bay

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26th August 1820 – a visits to Sim’s Island

On this day, 26th August 1820, Allan Cunningham lands on an island, later to be named as Sim’s Island, at his request, when he accompanied Phillip Parker King on his third survey of the Australian coast.

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21st August 1820 – a visit to Goulburn Island

On this day, 21st August 1820, Allan Cunningham visited South Goulburn Island, when he accompanied Phillip Parker King on his third survey of the Australian coast.

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5th August 1820 – at sea, travelling between Lizard Island to Cairncross Island

On this day, 5th August 1820, Allan Cunningham was at sea, travelling between Lizard Island to Cairncross Island, when he accompanied Phillip Parker King on his third survey of the Australian coast.

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27th July 1820 – anchored in Endeavour River

On this day 27th July 1820, Allan Cunningham was aboard The Mermaid, anchored off a beach on the Endeavour River, just near the spot where Captain Cook had anchored some years before.

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20th July 1820 – a visit to Port Bowen

On this day, 20th July 1820, Allan Cunningham visited Port Bowen, when he accompanied Phillip Parker King on his third survey of the Australian coast.

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15th June 1820 – departs Port Jackson on his third circumnavigation with Phillip Parker King

Allan Cunningham departs northward from Port Jackson on 15th June 1820 accompanying Phillip Parker King on his third circumnavigation to survey coastal Australia onboard HMS Mermaid. They are away five months between 15th June to 9th December 1820

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