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ISBN: 9780648954880
Blackgum Item Code: ARHP0003
Title: The Remarkable Captain James Kelly of Van Diemens Land
Author: Anthony Hope
Imprint: A R Hope
RRP: $55.00
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The story of James Kelly, the son of a convict woman, who became the first Australian born master mariner, a trader, explorer and entrepreneur.

Moving to Hobart Town in 1814, he continued his whaling and sealing adventures, including circumnavigating Van Diemen's Land in 1815/16 in an open 30-foot five oared whaling boat.