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Journal of a voyage round the world in his Majesty's ship Glatton, 1802-1803 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2949651
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Colnett, James, 1755?-1806
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1802-1803] 
104 p. (1 v.) 
Summary

Captain James Colnett's journal of the voyage from England to New South Wales with convicts and free settlers on board the repurposed naval ship HMS Glatton. Colnett's journal provides both a record of the brief use of naval warships as convict transports and his own observations about the colony of New South Wales at that time.

Biography/History

James Colnett was an officer of the British Royal Navy, an explorer, and a maritime fur trader. He served under James Cook during Cook's second voyage of exploration. Further biographical information available at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-803082

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 164.

Subjects Colnett, James, 1755?-1806 -- Diaries.  |  Glatton (Ship : 1795-1830)  |  Transportation of convicts -- New South Wales.  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Pacific Ocean -- Discovery and exploration.  |  New South Wales -- History -- 1788-1851.
Time Coverage 1802-1803 

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