Mr Cunningham departs Port Jackson with Phillip Parker King on their third coastal survey

15th June 1820

Allan Cunningham departs northward from Port Jackson on 15th June 1820 accompanying Phillip Parker King on his third circumnavigation to survey coastal Australia onboard HMS Mermaid. They are away five months between 15th June to 9th December 1820. ((Source: Robert Heward’s Biographical Sketch of Allan Cunningham Page 253))