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- Ship histories and stories, History - pre-Federation
- RAN Ships
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- December 1985 edition of the Naval Historical Review (all rights reserved)
Over the next 21 months many more items were salvaged before the ship went to pieces on New Year’s Day 1792.
(Reprint Bicentenary 88)
(Ed. HMS Sirius was the first flagship of the Navy in Australia and has close connections with the Royal Australian Navy. Garden Island was allocated to the ship as a garden and was originally named Sirius Garden Island. The two cannon which formed the Garden Island Battery are believed to have been landed from HMS Sirius before her last voyage.)