Site Name Twofold Bay, South Coast
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Thawa or Djirringany
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -37.066,149.905,0
Date 1 Mar 1806
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 11
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M11 Probable Wounded: M F11
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Attacker Category
Attacker Details
Motive Reprisal
Type Of Motive
Weapons Used Firearms, muskets
Narrative Sealers (a vessel crew of 9) killed 11 Aboriginal men allegedly in self defence from Aboriginal day time attack.
Sources SG April 6, 1806 (Sources PDF)
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