Category: Phillip Parker King Voyage 1818

14th January 1819 – return to Port Jackson from Van Diemen’s Land

The Mermaid returns to Port Jackson 14th February 1819, with Allan Cunningham onboard, after Phillip Parker King had completed his coastal survey of Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania).

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13th January 1819 – anchored in Macquarie Harbour

On this day, 13th January 1819, HMS Mermaid is anchored in Outer Bay (Pilot Bay) Macquarie Harbour 13th January 1819. Onboard is Allan Cunnngham accompanying Phillip Parker King on his survey of the coast south of Port Jackson and Van Diemen’s Land.

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7th January 1819 – climbing Mount Table (Mount Wellington)

On this day, 7th January 1819, Allan Cunningham visits Mount Table (Mount Wellington) in Tasmania and climbs to its summit.

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25th December 1818 – departs Port Jackson for Van Diemen’s Land

On this day, 25th December 1818 Christmas Day: Allan Cunningham departs Port Jackson aboard HMS Mermaid accompanying Phillip Parker King on his survey of the coast south of Port Jackson and Van Diemen’s Land.

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