In September 1789 H.M.S. Guardian sailed from Portsmouth, England with much needed supplies for the newly established penal settlement in New South Wales. But its voyage was cut short when it struck an iceberg in the Southern Ocean and began filling with water. After an uneventful passage south, the Guardian had stopped at Table BayContinue reading “All Hands to the Pumps”
HMS Boomerang was a Sharpshooter-class torpedo gunboat which served in Australia between 1891 and 1904.