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The First Fleet – Australia 1787 – View from England

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I thought as a born and bred Portsmouth chap I thought I would list the first fleet to Australia that left Portsmouth, England in 1787. Portsmouth is famous for its many famous events and people.
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Erin Behn's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:03 PM

Information about where and when the First Fleet settled.

gemima pearson's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:04 PM

The english view on the first fleet

layne peebles's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:07 PM

what would the convicts be thinking when thry get sent to see for 9 months to this different country where the climet is different. what would the free setterlers be think , what is this place going to be like and are there any natives and will they be hostal or friendly.

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Native rats touted as pest control in Australia - Reuters

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ReutersNative rats touted as pest control in AustraliaReutersBlack rats, which carry diseases such as plague and lung worm, capable of spreading to humans and animals, were introduced to Australia more than 200 years ago, possibly on the first...
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The History of Sydney Harbour - Pacific Boating, Cabarita

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In January of that year, Captain Arthur Phillip led the arrival of the First Fleet, a collection of 11 boats holding over 100 settlers. A fresh water supply and safe harbour was found at Sydney Cove, and the colony began ...
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layne peebles's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:09 PM

the first 11 ships to sail into sydeny harbor

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Australian school bans portrait of the British First Fleet

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Gunnedah South Primary South Principal Emma Jeffery bans the First Fleet...
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Colony no ship of fools - Sydney Morning Herald

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Sydney Morning HeraldColony no ship of foolsSydney Morning HeraldA myth-debunking account of the First Fleet settles a few arguments but raises questions.
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the first fleet

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ZOE MILLER's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:45 PM

this is a good test once you know things