HMS Supply


H.M.S. Supply

Brig - Naval Tender - 8 Guns

170 Tons, 70ft long, 26ft wide.

Arrived with 55 Officers, Crew, Marines & 2 Convicts

Commander: Lt Henry Lidgbird Ball RN

Naval Officers

PHILLIP Arthur -Captain RN
-Commodore of The Fleet -1st Governor of NSW
(transferred from HMS Sirius at sea)


BALL Henry Lidgbird -Lieutenant RN
BARNATT Thomas -Seaman
BLACKBURN David -Ship's Master
BONE Joseph -Carpenter
BRAIDEN Samuel -Quartermaster's Mate
CALLAM James -Surgeon
CARTER William -Able Seaman
(deserted 12 November I787 at the Cape)
CHASE Jacob -Armourer
DAVIS James -Seaman
DEMPSTER John Hamilton -Able Seaman
DUNLAP Gavin -Gunner
DWIRE Dennis -Able Seaman
FARRELL Ambrose -Able Seaman
FREDERICK John -Able Seaman
FURVIS John -Seaman
GOULD Peter -Boatswain
HICKEY Jeremiah -Seaman
(deserted 9 November 1787 at the Cape)
HOBBS John -Seaman
(discharged sick 7 July 1787at Teneriffe)
HOYER Frederick-Able Seaman
JACKSON Thomas -Able Seaman
(deserted 12November 1787 at the Cape)
JAY Richard -Able Seaman
JEFFRIES Joseph -Seaman
LAWSON John -Midshipman
McDONALD William -Seaman
MASSEY Richard -Gunner's Mate
MELLON Charles -Seaman
(deserted 12 November 1787 at the Cape)
MOONEY Richard -Able Seaman
MOORE Samuel -Ship's Steward
NICHOLAS John -Able Seaman
PARKER William -Midshipman

REID Robinson -Carpenter
REID Thomas -Able Seaman
ROBINSON John -Able Seaman
RUSSELL William -Able Seaman
SMITH Daniel -Able Seaman
SPOWERS William -Quartermaster's Mate
SWESEY John -Seaman
TABREE Joseph -Seaman
TAYLOR William -Seaman
TOBERRY James -Able Seaman
(deserted 12 November 1787 at the Cape)
TOBERRY Joseph -Boatswain's Mate
TOMLINSON Laurence -Able Seaman
WALTON Jacob -Able Seaman
WATERS Edmund -Clerk
WHITEHAIR Joseph -Sailmaker


DAWES William -2nd Lieutenant/Observer
GORE George -Private
HODDINOTT John -Sergeant
McMAHON Patrick -Private
MATHEWS James -Private
REILEY James -Private
RICHARDSON Richard -Private
ROGERS James -Private
ROOKSBY Joseph -Private
SIMMS William  -Private
TALBOT Peter -Corporal
(dv 20 November 1787 at sea)
THORNE John -Private
TODD William -Private
TOMLINSON Laurence -Private
WINWOOD George -Private
WISE James -Private
WOODMAN Jonathon -Private


HAYNES William -Convict/Artificer
(transferred from Friendship at sea)
YARDSLEY Thomas -Convict/Gardener
(transferred from Friendship at sea)

dv- died on voyage
Produced by Erin Tompkin & John Boyd, June 2009
with the assistance of Signarama Wollongong.

"Paintings of the First Fleet Ships by Frank Allen"