First Fleet Timeline (Imogen)

  • Leaving

    11 ships left the dock of Portsmouth
  • Period: to


    The ships would briefly dock in the Canary Islands, Rio de Janerio and cape town before travelling 20,000 kilometres to arrive in botany bay
  • Arrival

    Arrival in botony bay
  • Moving Up

    After realising botany bay was less than perfect, Governor Phillip sailed north to find a suitable spot
  • Flag!

    The rest of the colonists moved up to Sydney cove and raised the flag
  • Its Sydney!

    This is where the story ends. where the flag was raised will later become Sydney and a nation will grow up around it