Tag: HMS Mermaid

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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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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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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