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The Sydney Cove (vessel): Diaries and Reports

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      Date: 1797 -

Description: An archival album, A4 size, containing retyped extracts from William Clark's diary recording the overland trek to Port Jackson to seek help; retyped extracts from Captain Hamilton's Protest describing the wreck; photocopy of archaeological report 'Sydney Cove Site Work 1974 - 1980' by Ken Atherton and Shirley Lester; photocopy of article 'Recent work on the Sydney Cove historic shipwreck' by Mike Nash, published in Bulletin of the Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology, 15.1; photocopy of article 'Sydney Cove Expedition May 1978 and Historical Background of Preservation Island 1797 - 1979' by Bruce Bensemann, dated 9th July, 1980. The Sydney Cove was beached off Preservation Island on February 9, 1797.

Format: documents
Object: archives

The Sydney Cove (vessel): Diaries and Reports

Subjects: shipwrecks

People/Orgs: Sydney Cove (vessel)

Places: Preservation Island, Furneaux group, Tasmania

Institution: Furneaux Historical Research Association Inc.

Object number: FHR_00625

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