BC: This book is to learn about the first settlers on Australia.
FC: The First Fleet By Lachlan Valente
1: The first fleet started to sail because there was too many convicts committing crimes.The Governor said he didn't want the convicts in England so he sentence them to transportation.
2: The convicts that embarked at Portsmouth: male convicts: 582 female convicts: 193 children: 14 all up: 780 convicts
3: Convicts that landed at Portjackson: male convicts: 543 female convicts: 189 children: 22 all up: 754 A lot of people died on the voyage.
4: There were 11 ships in the First Fleet .They were called: HMS Sirius,H.M.S. Supply, Alexander, Charlotte, Scarborough, Prince of Whales, FriendShip, Lady Penrhyn, Golden Grove, Borrowdale and Fishburn.
5: Half The convicts died because they suffered from a diesease called scurvey and some marines died. | Food was a problem for the dead convicts and marines. | They died because the food was going off which made dieases so people died.