off to australia

the convicts arrive

people get put on ships

if there were homeless people in england they wanted them gone so they put them on ships to australia because england want to look like a RICH COUNTRY

when was it

on 13 May 1787. The journey took 252 days Embarked at PortsmouthLanded at Sydney Cove

Officials and passengers1514

Ships' crews323269


Marines wives and children4645 + 9 born

Convicts (men)582543

Convicts (women)193189

Convicts' children1411 + 11 born


were you can find infomation for the first fleet