FIRST FLEET

BY: CATHERINE

WHAT WAS IT LIKE?

back in England every day was miserable especially for the convicts, oh how hot it would be not being able to have any space and being wiped by the cat of 9 tails .

even on the way to AU it was hard but people could move around now. when they where there they were set free but they couldn't leave because they had know where to go.

WHAT'S A HULK?

A hulk is old battle ships witch has been warn out and is now used for keeping prisoners in.


HOW MANY SHIPS?

there was exactly 11 ships. the names of the ships were the Alexander, the Borrowdale, the Charlotte, the Fishburn, the Friendship, the Golden Grove, the Lady Penrhyn, the Prince of Wales, the Scarborough, the H.M.S. Sirius and the H.M.S. Supply. all of the ships contained convicts or supplies.

WHAT WOULD YOU BRING?

If I had to bring 10 things they would be?


-new animals

-building tools

-bricks

-fabrics

-metal

-seeds

-wood

-fishing tools

-wheat

-money

WHERE DID THEY STOP?

  • Tenerife in the Canary Islands


  • Rio Brazil


  • Cape Town on the Cape of Good Hope.

HOW MANY PEOPLE CAME?

there were 543 male convicts,108 female convicts,17 children and 323 crew.