Captain arthur phillip, commander of the first fleet of eleven convict ships from great britain, and the first governor of new south wales, arrived at sydney. In october 1786, phillip was appointed captain of hms sirius and named governor-designate of new south wales, the proposed british penal colony on the. After a distinguished and diverse career arthur phillip was appointed first governor of new south wales captain arthur phillip - national museum of australia. The discovery and fixing the site of sydney on wednesday, 23rd january, 1788 reading from left to right: surg j white, rn, capt arthur phillip, rn, founder. Port phillip named for captain arthur phillip rn - proclamation as a british possession formal possession, on behalf of the british crown,.
Learn more about arthur phillip and his involvement in the settlement of australia on the world book web find it 1 4 arthur phillip was a captain in what. Most australians recognise arthur phillip's name but few seem to know much about the man who helped lay the foundations of what would. Portrait of captain arthur phillip dg 166 the duke of edinburgh and new south wales governor dame marie bashir were present for the unveiling of a.
Captain arthur phillip and the law although law courts were established when the colony was founded, for the first thirty-five years, the. David wenham plays arthur phillip, the first governor of new south wales, in jimmy home of captain cook defaced in australia day protest. Arthur phillip: arthur phillip, british admiral whose convict settlement phillip joined the british navy in 1755, retired in 1763 to farm for 13 years in england, then explored in 1789 by captain arthur phillip, first governor of the australian . Arthur phillip is — according to prominent historian jonathan king — this by captain arthur phillip rn sydney cove by algernon talmage.
Australia day marks the day phillip arrived at sydney cove with his fleet and raised the union jack. It prompts the question - have we completely forgotten arthur phillip her husband captain john parker of hms gorgon on a supply run,. Then, in october 1786, phillip was appointed captain of hms sirius and named governor-designate of new south wales, the proposed british. As commander of the first fleet, captain arthur phillip led 11 ships, some little bigger than a sydney ferry, on a remarkable eight month voyage the success of .
Introduction in october 1786, the british home secretary lord sydney appointed arthur phillip (1738 – 1814) as captain of hms sirius and governor-to-be of. Genealogy for arthur phillip (1738 - 1814) family tree on geni, with over 175 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. Captain arthur phillip had safely led 1420 souls aboard a fleet of 11 ships 17000 nautical miles across deadly seas in the most extraordinary. Arthur phillip (1738–1814), first governor of new south wales, was born in london and educated at the royal hospital school, an institution designed to.
On 24 january 1788 jean-françois de galaup, comte de la pérouse, explorer and navigator, beheld a sight as startling as any he had witnessed since sailing. In may 1787 the first fleet, commanded by captain arthur phillip (1738–1814), left portsmouth in england with six convict transports, three store ships and two. Captain arthur phillip commanded a fleet of british ships carrying convicts to new south wales on this day, effectively founding the british colony of australia.