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Eber Bunker of Liverpool : 'the Father of Australian Whaling' / by R. Hodgkinson.
Call No: A6/BUN/1
Author: Hodgkinson, R. ;
Publisher: Canberra : Roebuck Society, 1975.
Subject: Australia - family history ; Bunker family ; Australia - commerce & industry ; Australia - ships & shipping ;
Material Type: Book
Series Title: Roebuck Society Publication: no. 15 ;
Pagination: viii, 64 p. : ill., 26 cm.
Notes: Includes index
Bibliography: p. 54-55
Summary: Eber BUNKER was from Nantucket Island stock. He married into a British Royal Naval family when he married Margrett THOMPSON in 1786 in Middlesex, England, a cousin of Vice Admiral, the Earl of Collingwood. He sailed after whales, trade, timber, seals all over the South Pacific. He sailed the 'William & Ann' transport & whaler to Port Jackson with the Third Fleet in 1791.

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