The first eleven of these ships are today known as the first fleet and contained the convicts and marines that are now acknowledged as the founders of australia. The first fleet was the 11 ships that departed from portsmouth, england, on 13 may 1787 to found the penal colony that became the first european settlement in australia history.
First fleet fellowship victoria inc descendants of those who arrived with the first fleet in 1788 with captain arthur phillip you are here: home / ships / the eleven ships. The first fleet is the name given to the first group of eleven ships that carried convicts from england to australia in 1788 beginning in 1787 the ships departed with about 778 convicts.
The first fleet to australia in 1787 was a grueling one for both convicts and crew alike a list of first fleet names is a reminder of this human story.
This history unit covers a range of concepts relating to the stories of the first fleet including reasons for the journey, who travelled to australia, their experiences following arrival. By 26 january, the first fleet had found its way to sydney cove and landed there on the harbour aboriginal life through european eyes the early europeans took a dim view of the aboriginal.
– more first fleet information: project gutenberg australia – here’s a map of the journey taken by the first fleet – search for the names of the convicts on the first fleet here as a side. Australia's first fleet - 1788 by cathy dunn and marion mccreadie between 1788 and 1850 the english sent over 162,000 convicts to australia in 806 ships the first eleven of these ships are. The first fleet period covered - 1st september 1786 to 30th june 1790 the preparation on 1st september, 1786, the british government placed the first of a series of advertisements in the.
History, year 4 / historical knowledge & understanding / first contacts stories of the first fleet, including reasons for the journey, who travelled to australia, and their experiences.
The first fleet is the name given to the 11 ships which sailed from great britain on 13 may 1787, to start the first european colony in new south wales it was a convict settlement, the.
Teaching resource: a four-page timeline of the history of the voyage of the first fleet timeline of the first fleet’s journey to australia – banner sign up.