Site Name Twofold Bay, South Coast
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Thawa or Djirringany
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District Sydney
Latitude -37.066
Longitude 149.905
Date 1 Mar 1806
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 11
Victims Killed Notes Killed: M11 Probable Wounded: M F11
Attackers Colonisers: Whaler
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Transport Foot
Motive Opportunity
Weapons Used muskets
Narrative Sealers (a vessel crew of 9) killed 11 Aboriginal men allegedly in self defence from an Aboriginal day time attack. The whalers had abducted at least one Aboriginal woman.
Sources SG April 6, 1806 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article627073 (Sources PDF)
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