Arthur Phillip-Paula D

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Arthur Phillip-Paula D

  1. 1. Captain Arthur Phillip<br /> Arthur was born in 1738 in Britain, he was a Naval Officer.<br />
  2. 2. Phillip commandedthe “Sirius”, <br />theflagship of theFirstFleet:<br />The eleven shipsthatcarriedthefirstEuropeansettlersfrom Portsmouth - England, to New South Wales - Australia.<br />
  3. 3. TheFirstFleet was commissionedby Thomas Townsend.<br />Itcarried 564 male and 192 femaleconvicts, 450 crewmembers, 28 wives, and 30 children.<br />
  4. 4. Theysailedvia Rio de Janeiro tothe Cape of Good Hope, and by Tasmania. <br />
  5. 5. TheFleetanchored at SydneyCove, Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia; and declared Australia a colony of Britain.<br />Port Jackson<br />
  6. 6. Phillip was theGovernor of New South Walesuntil 1792, whenillhealthforcedhimtoreturnedtoEngland.<br />

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