Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1774-03-16
Death 1814-07-19
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Flinders was a captain in the navy, hydrographer and discoverer. On 24 Jan. 1801 he was given command of HM Sloop Investigator, and was subsequently promoted to the rank of Commander, for the purpose of surveying the coast of Australia. He received his sailing orders on 17.7.1801 and reached Australia on 6.12.1801.

From the description of Letter [manuscript]. 1801. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225710813

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  • Voyages and travels
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  • Prisoners of war
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  • Explorers--Archives
  • Explorers--Correspondence
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Occupations:

  • Ship captains
  • Naval officers
  • Explorers

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  • Australia--New South Wales (as recorded)
  • Port Phillip Bay (Vic.) (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • New South Wales (as recorded)
  • Australia--Port Phillip Bay (Vic.) (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • Furneaux Islands (Tas.) (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Queensland, Southeastern (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • North Coast (N.S.W.) (as recorded)
  • New South Wales (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Mauritus (as recorded)
  • Port Phillip (Vic.) (as recorded)
  • New South Wales (as recorded)
  • New South Wales (as recorded)
  • New South Wales (as recorded)
  • Western Port (Vic.) (as recorded)
  • Australia--North Coast (N.S.W.) (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)