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Convict Ship arrivals - 1788.
The First Fleet

This group of ships started the European colonisation of the Australian continent, with the first colony, New South Wales, being proclaimed at Sydney Cove on 26 January 1788. The First Fleet consisted of six transport ships, two naval escorts and three supply ships. The transports carried mainly convicts but most also carried some members of the Marine detachment sent as guards.
In total the First Fleet carried 569 male convicts, 191 female convicts as well as the detachment of Marines, their wives and children and Government officials. Including the ships crews there were about 1300+ people on the fleet.

Reference Material used in compiling these lists

SHIP
MASTER
SURGEON
DEPARTED
ARRIVED
MALE CONVICTS
FEMALE CONVICTS
TRANSPORTS
Sinclair, Dun.
Balmain, William
Portsmouth
Sydney
195
0
Gilbert, Thomas
White, John
Portsmouth
Sydney
88
20
Walton, Francis
Arndell, Thomas
Portsmouth
Sydney
76
21
Cropton Sever, William
Altree, John Turnpenny
Portsmouth
Sydney
0
101
Mason, John
Portsmouth
Sydney
1
49
Marshall, John
Considen, Denis
Portsmouth
Sydney
208
0
NAVAL ESCORTS
Blackburn, David
Callam, James
Portsmouth
Sydney
1
0
Keltie, James
Worgan, George Bouchier
Portsmouth
Sydney
0
0
STORE SHIPS
Reed, Hobson
-
Portsmouth
Sydney
0
0
Brown, Robert
-
Portsmouth
Sydney
0
0
Sharp, William
-
Portsmouth
Sydney
0
0

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