Detention of Flinders at the Mauritius.
Mault, Alfred (1889) Detention of Flinders at the Mauritius. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania . pp. 121-124.
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Flinders and some of his crew, the Investigator having been
condemned and the Porpoise lost, came in the little sloop
Cumberland to Port Louis in December, 1803, " to ask for
succour and the means of repairs necessary to continue their
voyage," to use the words of the passport, General De Caen,
Governor of the Mauritius, refused the request, and made the
captain and crew prisoners of war.
Includes discussion by Mr J.B. Walker.
|Additional Information:||In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.|
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