Rose Hill Packet

Twelve-ton ship built in Sydney Cove to transport cargo and passengers to Parramatta.

Milestone
Constructed
1789
Name
Colloquial
The Lump
Position
1789
Type

Rose Hill Packet

CC BY-SA 2.0
,
2008

Built in 1789 and quickly known as 'The Lump', the Rose Hill Packet was the first ship built in Sydney Cove, and transported convicts, passengers and freight along the Parramatta River to Rose Hill.