Tag: Queensland

14th October 1824 – returned to Sydney from Morton Bay

On this day, 14th October 1824, Allan Cunningham returned to Parramatta from Morton Bay. From 1st September to 14th October 1824 he’d been on an excursion to Moreton Bay exploring and collecting plants.

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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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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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29th June 1819 – visit to Endeavour River

On this day, 29th June 1819, Allan Cunningham visits Endeavour River while accompanying Phillip Parker King on his second circumnavigation to survey coastal Australia onboard HMS Mermaid.

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