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Gordon, James (c. 1760–?)

James Gordon (c.1760- ), an able seaman from Africa, arrived at Sydney aboard the Sirius in January 1788 as part of the First Fleet. After the ship was wrecked at Norfolk Island Gordon served on the Supply until 11 April 1790. He left the colony on the Waaksamheid at the end of 1791.

* information from Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet (1989), p 145

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'Gordon, James (c. 1760–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/gordon-james-31182/text38569, accessed 16 August 2022.

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c. 1760
Africa

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