Headed for New Zealand on L’Heroine”

15th April 1838

On this day, 15th April 1838, Allan Cunningham departed from Port Jackson and a sailed to New Zealand aboard the French corvette L’Heroine commanded by Captain Cecille.

Allan commented that the trip was one of the most agreeable fourteen days voyage he had ever made in his life. ((Robert Heward’s Biographical Sketch of Allan Cunningham))