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McCann, Joseph (?–?)

Joseph McCann was a marine in the 26th (Portsmouth) Company when he arrived at Sydney aboard the Lady Penrhyn in January 1788 as part of the First Fleet. He was attached to Captain John Shea's Company at Port Jackson.

McCann was sent to Norfolk Island in March 1790 on the Sirius. He probably returned to England on the Atlantic in 1792.

* information from Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet (1989), p 228

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