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Neptune

Built on the River Thames  in 1779,weighed 809 tons  the largest ship of the fleet.  She sailed from England on January 19th 1790 with 421 male and 78 female convicts. Her master was Donald Trail and surgeon was William Gray. Following the wreck of the H.M.S. Guardian she took on a further twelve male convicts.  Date Arrived : Sydney 27 June 1790 158 convicts died on the voyage

Soldiers of the New South Wales Corps on board who may have stayed. Some where convicts who later enlisted.

If the person has a link it is confirmed they stayed and have their own page

Some soldiers may still be missing

 

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