Category Archives: THIRD FLEET

Mariners and Ships in Australian Waters

Mariners and Ships in Australian Waters

http://mariners.records.nsw.gov.au/index.htm 

Mary-Anne Warner’s site transcribing STATE RECORDS of SHIPS. easy to navigate. Detailed.

There’s many a story to tell . . .

Masters, crew, a stowaway or two; passengers, cabin, saloon and steerage; births at sea, deaths at sea; deserters; vessels with one crew and one passenger and those with 70 crew and hundreds of passengers; simple single sail boats, barques, brigs, large steam ships; whaling voyages, regular coastal passenger trips, voyages from other Australian ports, London, San Francisco, China and other exotic ports – you will find them all here. 

The lists on this site are being transcribed from the State Records Authority of NSW Reels of the Shipping Master’s Office, Inwards Passengers Lists . . . . . . are added to weekly

MELINDA KENDALL : HER LIFE AND WRITINGS

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3rd FLEET 1791

THOMAS SANDERS/SAUNDERS WAS TRANSPORTED ON THE MATILDA IN THE 3rd FLEET AND APPEARS TO BE THE BROTHER OF WILLIAM SANDERS/SAUNDERS WHO MARRIED SARAH STARK.  IT SEEMS THAT WILLIAM SANDERS AND MARY ANN SKIVINGS WENT TO HIS HOME AT APPIN BEFORE MOVING TO THE MACLEAY. ALSO ASSOCIATED WITH THE 3rd FLEET ARE :

 

BEDFORD CONVICTS—1789 LENT ASSIZES

by Rhonda Cole