Friendship

Convict transport which bought 72 male convicts, 25 crew and 40 marines to Port Jackson as part of the First Fleet.

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Constructed
Scarborough, England
1784
Arrived Sydney
26 Jan 1788
Departed Sydney
14 Jul 1788
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1787 - 1788
1787 - 1788
1787 - 1788
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1787 - 1788
1787 - 1788
1787 - 1788
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1787 - 1788
1787 - 1788
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1787 - 28 Oct 1787
1787 - 28 Oct 1787
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First Fleet

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2015

Phillip described the transportation of convicts to New South Wales as a voyage 'to the extremity of the globe'. Having successfully managed both the ships and the convicts, the arrival of the First Fleet at Sydney Cove brought Phillip new challenges: how to keep men and women, convicts and alcohol, camp and fleet, apart.

Friendship

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2015

The Friendship was one of the six convict transports in the First Fleet. She was scuttled and sunk on her return voyage after becoming stuck on sandbanks off the coast of Borneo.