19/10/1800 - 08/04/1802

Ship Summary

Vessel

Journey

Origin

Depart Date

Saturday, October 18, 1800

Destination

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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