Category: Phillip Parker King Voyage 1817

29th July 1818 – returns to Port Jackson at the end of first voyage with Phillip Parker King

Allan Cunningham returns to Port Jackson onboard HMS Mermaid after being away for nine months accompanying Phillip Parker King on his first survey of coastal Australia.

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5th June 1818 – a visit to Coepang Timor

On this day, 5th June 1818, Allan Cunningham visits Timor, Coepang, Port Jackson. while accompanying Phillip Parker King on his first Survey of coastal Australia.

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5th April 1818 – a visit to South Goulburn Island

On this day, 5th April 1818, Allan Cunningham visited North Goulburn Island while accompanying Phillip Parker King on his first survey of coastal Australia.

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2nd April 1818 – a visit to Sims Island

On this day, 2nd April 1818, Allan Cunningham visited Sim’s Island while accompanying Phillip Parker King on his first Survey of coastal Australia.

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6th March 1818 – visited Exmouth Gulf, the Bay of Rest, Curlew River, and the islands of Dampier’s Archipelago

Between 15th February 1818 and 6th March 1818, Allan Cunningham visited Exmouth Gulf, the Bay of Rest, Curlew River, and the islands of Dampier’s Archipelago.

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20th January 1818 – visits King George Sound and Oyster Harbour

On this day, 20th January 1818, Allan Cunningham visits King George Sound and Oyster Harbour and stays there until 1st February 1818

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22nd December 1817 – departs Port Jackson on first voyage with Phillip Parker King

Three days before Christmas: On this day, 22nd December 1817, HMS Mermaid departed southward from Port Jackson. Aboard were Phillip Parker King, the commander and his crew which included the botanist Allan Cunningham.

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