Admiral Arthur Phillip

Admiral Arthur Phillip

Sail the seas with Admiral Arthur Phillip, a British naval officer and the first governor of New South Wales.

Did you know?

  • Arthur Phillip joined the Royal Navy at about 15 years of age
  • In 1787 he led the first fleet of 11 ships to New South Wales to found the penal colony.

There are few things more pleasing than the contemplation of order and useful arrangement, arising gradually out of tumult and confusion.

Admiral Arthur Phillip