Governor King

Governor King may refer to:

  • Governor King (ship), an Australian schooner wrecked at Newcastle in New South Wales.
  • Philip Gidley King, the third governor of the Australian state of New South Wales.
  • William King (governor), the first governor of the US state of Maine.

Other articles related to "governor, governors, governor king, king":

John Macarthur (wool Pioneer) - Military Career
... In February 1793, the acting governor, Major Francis Grose, granted Macarthur 100 acres (0.40 km2) of land at Rose Hill near Parramatta ... quarreled with many of his neighbours and successive Governors ... He was involved in a campaign alleging that Governor Hunter was ineffective and trafficked in rum ...
1805 In New Zealand - Events
... March – William Bligh is appointed to be the next Governor of New South Wales ... some of the treatment of Pacific Islanders and New Zealanders (Māori) crewing on whaling ships, Governor King issues a ‘Government and General Order’, published on ... He is introduced to Governor King ...
John Murray (Australian Explorer)
... After his return to Sydney Grant resigned his command, and in September Governor King appointed Murray as acting lieutenant and commander of the Lady Nelson ... the entrance was too dangerous, so continued to survey the east coast of King Island ... landmarks on 8 March he took possession of the bay and named it Port King, which Governor King renamed later to Port Phillip ...
Governor King (ship)
... The Governor King was a 38 ton schooner built in 1803 by James Underwood, Sydney, Australia and was wrecked in April 1806 ... Governor King was launched in May 1803 by James Underwood, for Kable and Underwood ... On 20 April 1806 the Governor King arrived off Port Jackson from Norfolk Island ...

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