She danced her first cygnet this season. it was overwhelming.
In 1688 Davis cleared Cape Horn and arrived in the West Indies, while Swan's ship, the "Cygnet," was abandoned as unseaworthy, after sailing as far as Madagascar.
The pen, named Sally by local people, nested at the Penny Pond in 1996 and had one cygnet.
The first English navigator to sight the Australian continent was William Dampier, who made a visit to these shores in 1688, as supercargo of the " Cygnet," a trader whose crew had turned buccaneers.
The gunboats Beacon, Bittern, Condor, Cygnet and Decoy were to keep out of fire at first and seek opportunities of engaging the Meks batteries.