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Mooney, Richard (c. 1755–?)

Richard Mooney (c.1755- ) was an able seaman when he arrived at Sydney aboard the Supply in January 1788 as part of the First Fleet. He was from Dublin, Ireland.

Mooney was promoted to quarter gunner on 23 January 1792 and was discharged at Deptford, England on 8 May 1792.

* information from Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet (1989), p 249

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'Mooney, Richard (c. 1755–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/mooney-richard-31515/text38971, accessed 6 March 2021.

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c. 1755
Dublin, Ireland

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