Flagship of the First Fleet, which arrived in Sydney in 1788, and was wrecked off Norfolk Island in 1790.
First Fleetby Gary L Sturgess, 2015
supported by The Maritime Museums of Australia Project Support Scheme - First Fleet project
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.