19/10/1800 - 08/04/1802

Ship Summary




Depart Date

Saturday, October 18, 1800


Arrive Date

Wednesday, April 7, 1802

Journey Notes

Departed in company with Le Maturaliste, and after calling at Teneriffe (2 - 14 Nov) Île de France (16 Mar - 25 Apr 1801), Mapped the west coast of New Holland. Called at Kupang (22 Aug - 13 Nov) and proceeded to Van Diemen's Land - where the two ships became separated - and Bass Strait. Baudin sailed westward, and Le Géographe was south of Mt.Gambier on 2 April 1802, off Rivoli Bay on the 6th, Cape Bernouilli on the 7th, and met the Investigator in Encounter Bay on 8th.[Sexton]


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