The wreck of a First Fleet ship which once carried Governor Phillip has been given National Heritage status.

There were eleven ships in the First Fleet. They were all small ships that…

Sketch map showing the First Fleet at anchor in Sydney Cove

First Fleet @ anchor in Sydney Cove NSW Australia / The left headland is where the southern pylon of the Sydney Harbour Bridge is now situated, and the Sydney Opera House now sits on the right-hand headland.

Captain Arthur Phillip who led the First Fleet to Australia in 1788. He established the penal colony that was to become Sydney and served as the first Governor of New South Wales from 1788 to 1792.

Captain Arthur Phillip who led the First Fleet to Australia in He established the penal colony that was to become Sydney and served as the first Governor of New South Wales from 1788 to

Parramatta Landing Site of Governor Phillip 1788

Governor Phillip and the ‘Kings Wharf’, 1788

Governor Arthur Phillip, 3 July 1788: "It will be four Years at least, before this Colony will be able to support it self, & perhaps no Country in the World affords less assistance to first Settlers. still, My Lord, I think that perseverance will answer every purpose proposed by Government, & that this Country will hereafter be a most Valuable acquisition to Great Brittain from its situation." One of the first letters written from Sydney Cove.

Letters from the colony - ONE hundred

Governor Arthur Phillip's cottage in Parramatta in the 1790s.A♥W

Governor Arthur Phillip's cottage in Parramatta in the

Bust of Admiral Arthur Phillips in St Mary- le- Bow church in London.. Founder of the settlement at Port Jackson (Sydney) Australia, .on this day 26th January, 1788. He was baptised in this church in 1738

Bust of Admiral Arthur Phillips in St Mary- le- Bow church in London. Founder of the settlement at Port Jackson (Sydney) Australia, .on this day January, He was baptised in this church in 1738

Royal Navy captain Arthur Phillip, first governor of NSW and commander of the First Fleet in 1787-88, painted by Francis Wheatley in 1786

Royal Navy captain Arthur Phillip, first governor of NSW and commander of the First Fleet in painted by Francis Wheatley in 1786

Governor Phillip statue in the Botanic Gardens, Sydney (NSW) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Governor Phillip statue in the Botanic Gardens, Sydney (NSW) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Governor's House, Port Jackson 1791

Governor's House, Port Jackson 1791

St Nicholas, Bathampton

A little bit of Australia, first Governor of NSW, Arthur Phillips, is buried here.

Captain Arthur Phillip Landing : March 2014

Landing of Captain Arthur Phillip

Admiral Arthur Phillip memorial, Bath Abbey | by hugh llewelyn

Memorial tablet to Admiral Arthur Phillip founder of Australia's first penal colony at Botany Bay and first Governor of New South Wales who died at Bath. At Bath Abbey (St.

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