Mr Cunningham leaves Port Jackson on second costal survey with Phillip Parker King

8th May 1819

Allan Cunningham departs northward from Port Jackson on 8th May 1819 accompanying Phillip Parker King on his second circumnavigation to survey coastal Australia onboard HMS Mermaid. They were away nine months and returned to Port Jackson 12th January 1820. ((Source: Robert Heward’s Biographical Sketch of Allan Cunningham Page 248))