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Title HMS Guardian and the island of ice : the lost ship of the First Fleet and Lieutenant Edward Riou, 1789-1790 / compiled and annotated by Rod Dickson
Published Carlisle, W.A. : Hesperian Press, 2012
Carlisle, Western Australia : Hesperian Press, 2012


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  994.02 Dic/Hms  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 118 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Summary In 1788 the first British settlement was established in New South Wales at Port Jackson, now Sydney, by a fleet of ships, Naval and chartered civilian vessels, loaded with convicts and their Military guards. When the fleet arrived at, firstly, Botany Bay and then Port Jackson, there was nothing to greet them, just sandy soil and scrub
Analysis Australian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 112) and index
Audience Tertiary/Undergraduate, General
Subject Riou, Edward, 1762-1801.
Guardian (Ship)
Marine accidents -- Early works to 1800.
Marine accidents -- Antarctic Ocean.
Marine accidents -- South Africa.
Navigation -- Australia.
Shipwrecks -- Early works to 1800.
Australia -- Discovery and exploration.
Australia -- History -- 1788-1851.
New South Wales -- History -- 1788-1851
Author Dickson, Rod.
Hesperian Press
LC no. 2014407386
ISBN 0859055116 (paperback)
9780859055116 (paperback)
Other Titles Lost ship of the First Fleet and Lieutenant Edward Riou, 1789-1790