This was my view every 8 days!!!  Ported out of the Sydney Harbour for 8 months!

It is on Australia's south-east coast, on the Tasman Sea. The site of the first British colony in Australia, Sydney was established in 1788 at Sydney Cove by Arthur Phillip, commodore of the First Fleet, as a penal colony

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On May the First Fleet under Captain Arthur Phillip left Portsmouth to found a penal colony in Australia.

Bath Abbey, memorial plaque to  Admiral Arthur Phillip, died 1814, founder and first Governor of New South Wales 1788 Stock Photo

Bath Abbey, memorial plaque to Admiral Arthur Phillip, died 1814, founder and first Governor of New South Wales 1788 Stock Photo

Captain Arthur Phillip who led the First Fleet to Australia in 1788. He established the penal colony that was to become Sydney and served as the first Governor of New South Wales from 1788 to 1792.

Captain Arthur Phillip (The British naval officer who lead the First Fleet)

Arthur Phillip, 1786, by Francis Wheatley. Phillip spent his whole career in the Navy, as an officer and as a naval spy. After many campaigns and expeditions, he landed in Australia at Port Jackson in January 1788 where he founded the first convict settlement, which later became the city of Sydney. This portrait, which depicts Phillip in his admiral's uniform standing on a coastal shore, was painted in 1786 presumably in anticipation of his voyage to Australia. NPG, London

Arthur Phillip by Francis Wheatley Date painted: 1786 Oil on canvas, x cm Collection: National Portrait Gallery, London - Phillip spent his whole career in the Navy, as an officer and as a naval spy. After many campaigns and expeditions, he land

Manly Cove in Sydney Australia..  Manly was named by Capt. Arthur Phillip for the indigenous people living there, "their confidence and Manly behaviour made me give the name of Manly Cove to this place" #lovemanly #seeaustralia

Manly Cove in Sydney Australia. Manly was named by Capt. Arthur Phillip for the indigenous people living there, "their confidence and Manly behaviour made me give the name of Manly Cove to this place"

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