Mr Cunningham returns to Port Jackson ending Phillip Parker King’s second coastal survey

12th January 1820

Allan Cunningham returns to Port Jackson on 12th January 1820 after accompanying Phillip Parker King on his second circumnavigation to survey coastal Australia onboard HMS Mermaid.

Robert Heward wrote:

they arrived on the 12th January, 1820, after an absence of thirty-five weeks and four days. ((Source; Robert Heward’s Biographical Sketch of Allan Cunningham, Page 252))

ROBERT HEWARD’S BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF ALLAN CUNNINGHAM, PAGE 252