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Published by Pierhead Press in Clanfield .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Flinders, Matthew, -- 1774-1814.,
  • Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Australia -- Discovery and exploration.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementPeter Ashley.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU115.2.F57 A854 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 86 p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19157529M
ISBN 10095508170X

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  According to the custom of those times the accepted entrée of a young gentleman into the Royal Navy lay in the sponsorship of a ranking commanding officer, preferably of Captain’s rank. in her book My Love Must Wait Ashley, Peter, The Indomitable Captain Matthew Flinders, Royal Navy, Pierhead Press, Clanfield, Hants, Captain Matthew Flinders, RN: his life and place in the exploration of Australia / Sir John Dudding; Terra Australis: Matthew Flinders' great adventures in the circumnavigation of Australia / edited and The indomitable Captain Matthew Flinders, Royal Navy / .   The name also commemorates the meeting of two great naval explorers, Captain Matthew Flinders RN and French Captain Nicolas Baudin, off the South Australian coast in The establishment, HMAS Encounter was decommissioned on the 21 st March so ending more than one hundred years of permanent naval presence in the Port Adelaide area. However, he was a distinguished member of that elite band of seamen who began to add precise detail to the outlines of the world’s oceans and helped to lay the foundations of the Royal Navy's official hydrographic service. Matthew Flinders’s cat. A famous part of Matthew Flinders’s legacy is his association with Trim the cat. Trim was a.

3. When did Matthew Flinders join the Royal Navy? c) 4. Which land did Matthew Flinders circumnavigate when he commanded Norfolk? d) Van Diemen’s Land. 5. Which ship did Matthew Flinders command when he circumnavigated Australia? b) Investigator. 6. Which name used by Matthew Flinders replaced the name New Holland? c) Australia. 7. The remains of Captain Matthew Flinders, who led the first circumnavigation of Australia, were discovered by experts excavating St James's burial ground, Euston, London (pictured). A Royal Navy explorer credited with giving Australia its name has returned to rest in Lincolnshire village where he was born, it has been announced. The remains of Captain Matthew Flinders, who led the first circumnavigation of Australia, were discovered by experts excavating St James' burial ground in London for the new High Speed rail project.   The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders, R.N./Chapter 2. After a year of book-work Flinders felt capable of acquitting himself creditably at sea, if he could secure an opportunity. In those days entrance to the Royal Navy was generally secured by the nomination of a senior officer. There was no indispensable examination; no naval college.