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Biographical entry Stanley, Owen (1811 - 1850)

Born
13 June 1811
England
Died
March 1850
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Marine surveyor

Summary

Owen Stanley was commander of the HMS "Rattlesnake" in 1847-1850 and led a maritime and scientific survey of the Great Barrier Reef and New Guinea waters.

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Owen Stanley - Records, 1841 - 1849; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • Owen Stanley - Records, 1832 - 1850, FM 4/2127; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • Owen Stanley - Records, 1848, ML DOC 1127; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • G. H. Inskip - Records, 1849 - 1950, MS 3784; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details
  • James Thomas Stanton - Records, 1849 - 1951, MS 4029; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details
  • Owen Stanley - Records, 1832 - 1850, Mfm M463; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details
  • William Henry Archer - Records, 1847 - 1866, MS 264; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Goodman, Jordan, The Rattlesnake: a Voyage of Discovery to the Coral Sea, Faber and Faber, London, 2005, 357 pp. Details

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Moyal, Ann, 'Owen Stanley and the Rattlesnake', National Library Magazine, vol. 2012, June, 2012, pp. 8-11. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.