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The history and archaeology of the Sydney Cove shipwreck (1797)

Shirley Strachan

The history and archaeology of the Sydney Cove shipwreck (1797)

a resource for future site work

by Shirley Strachan

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Published by Dept. of Prehistory, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University in Canberra .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sydney Cove (Ship),
  • Underwater archaeology,
  • Shipwrecks,
  • Shipping,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementShirley Strachan
    SeriesOccasional papers in prehistory -- no. 5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 115 p. :
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26563407M

    Sydney Cove Wreck In February , a vessel named the “Sydney Cove” was ship wrecked on Preservation Island between Tasmania and the Australia Mainland. On 28th February the long boat was equipped and dispatched in an effort to reach Port Jackson with news of the wreck.   The Sydney Cove shipwreck was explored by marine archaeologists in the s. They found several bottles and casks of beer, as well as bottles of wine, brandy and gin, amongst other artifacts. Many of the artifacts collected from the wreckage have been put on display at the : Alicia Mcdermott.

      Shipwreck on a stormy winter’s night. The devastating wreck of the Dunbar on Sydney’s South Head on the evening of 20 August , years ago, was a disaster so appalling that it left a lasting emotional scar on the emerging colony of New South Wales.. In the pitch-darkness of that stormy winter’s night, Dunbar – only moments from safety at the end of an day voyage from Plymouth.   The ship Sydney Cove was on a trade mission from India to the new colony at Port Jackson when it was shipwrecked on Preservation Island .

    archaeology and anthropology by placing them within the context of wreck formation models. Introduction The shipwreck survivor has been a recurrent theme in our literary heritage and iconography for more than 3, years from The Odyssey and The Tempest, to Robinson Crusoe, Swiss Family Robinson, Lord of the Flies, and even parodies. In 10 libraries. 73 p.: ill., maps ; 30 cm. Sydney Cove (Ship) Shipwreck survival. Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc. Underwater archaeology.


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The history and archaeology of the Sydney Cove shipwreck (1797) by Shirley Strachan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The History and Archaeology of the Sydney Cove Shipwreck (): A Resource for Future Site Work (Occasional Papers in Prehistory, 5) Paperback – January 1, by Shirley Strachan (Author)Author: Shirley Strachan. Get this from a library. The history and archaeology of the Sydney Cove shipwreck (): a resource for future site work.

[Shirley Strachan]. Sydney Cove: the history and archaeology of an eighteenth-century shipwreck / Michael Nash Navarine Publishing Hobart, Tas Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

voyage of the sydney cove's longboat from preservation island to port jackson. THE longboat, being equipped and ready for sea, was dispatched on the 28th of February, as already stated, in order to proceed to Port Jackson with intelligence of the shipwreck. Version History BibTeX @MISC{Nash_sydneycove: author = {Michael Nash and Nash Michael and Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service}, title = {Sydney Cove: The History and Archaeology of an Eighteenth-Century Shipwreck}, year = {} }.

The history and archaeology of the Sydney Cove shipwreck (): a resource for future site work. Lester, S. — n.d. Fine (new). ISBN ***The Sydney Cove was wrecked off Preservation Island in the Furneaux Group of Bass Strait en route from China to Port Jackson in NSW.

This account of the history and archaeology of the wreck is by the maritime archaeologist who directed an. ‘The history and archaeology of the Sydney Cove shipwreck (): A resource for future work’ by Shirley Strachan,Canberra: Department of Prehistory Research School of Pacific Studies, The Australian National University, Occasional Papers in Prehistory, No 5.

ISBN X. Home / Ships & the Sea / Sydney Cove - The History and Archaeology of an Eighteenth Century Shipwreck Sydney Cove - The History and Archaeology of an Eighteenth Century Shipwreck $. InCalcutta-based firm Campbell and Clark re-fitted a ship for a speculative voyage to Australia, re-naming it Sydney Cove.

Captained by Gavin 'Guy' Hamilton, the ship departed in November, loaded with alcohol, foodstuffs, textiles and livestock, as well as ceramics and luxury goods.

Most of the ship's crew were 'Lascars', or Indian seamen. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Expanded edition of: Cargo for the colony: the wreck of the merchant ship Sydney Cove, Navarine,   In17 shipwrecked sailors set out to walk from Ninety Mile Beach in Victoria to Sydney.

Only three of them made it, causing a minor sensation at the time — but their perilous journey. Wrecked in while on a journey from Calcutta to Port Jackson, the Sydney Cove was the first merchant vessel lost after the establishment of the colony of New South Wales.

In this comprehensive account, which includes maps, photographs and rare pictures, maritime archaeologist Michael Nash documents one of Australia's significant shipwrecks.4/5(1).

Lost in during a voyage from India to Australia, the wreck of the merchant ship Sydney Cove was rediscovered in A project to excavate and present material from the site was carried out by the designated management agency during the by: 1.

The History and Archaeology of the 'Sydney Cove' Shipwreck (): A Resource for Future Site Work by Shirley Strachan The History and Archaeology of the 'Sydney Cove' Shipwreck (): A Resource for Future Site Work by Shirley Strachan (pp.

W estern A ustralian M useum › Maritime Archaeology Databases › Bibliography › Anchored in a small cove: a history and archaeology of The Rocks, Sydney. Shipwreck. Sydney Cove at the Shipwrecks of Tasmania pages of the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service; A Voyage to Terra Australis by Matthew Flinders at Project Gutenberg; Ernest Scott.

The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders at Project Gutenberg; Mark McKenna (30 May ). "Sydney Cove shipwreck an epic tale of adventure and survival in ".Fate: Wrecked Of the shipwreck () of the Sydney Cove, Dr.

Martin Gibbs provides the only substantive overview of the subject of a shipwreck and its associated survivor camp, and puts forward a comparative framework for the study of shipwreck survivor camps and how these might be reflected.

Sydney Cove. Sydney Cove, a merchant ship, was wrecked at Preservation Island, in the Furneaux Group, on 9 Februarywhile carrying a speculative cargo from Calcutta to Port Jackson, New South the aftermath of the wreck, including rescue and salvage operations, there was a total of 25 deaths.

Subsequent events included the discovery and exploration of Bass Strait and the. The History of Sydney begins in prehistoric times with the occupation of the district by Australian Aboriginals, whose ancestors came to Sydney in the Upper Paleolithic period. The modern history of the city began with the arrival of a First Fleet of British ships in and the foundation of a penal colony by Great Britain.

From to Sydney was the capital of the British colony of. Maritime Archaeology. Where it often starts: a shipwreck. SS Kaiwatiri at Macquarie Heads, about (AOT, PH30/1/).

While the study of maritime archaeological sites in Australian waters has been undertaken since the s, most notably by the Western Australian Museum, no such work occurred in Tasmania before the late s.Strachan, Shirley,The History and Archaeology of the Sydney Cove Shipwreck Occasional Papers in Prehistory 5.

Occasional Papers in Prehistory 5. Australian National University.Shipwreck Archaeology in Australia provides an up-to-date summary of the most significant maritime archaeology projects undertaken in Australia over the past 30 years.

The book contains comprehensive maps and many previously unpublished photographs documenting leading maritime archaeologists' work on some of Australia's most important shipwreck Format: Hardcover.