Captain Cook and the voyage of the "Endeavour", 1768-1771

by Frank Knight

Publisher: Nelson in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 174 Downloads: 309
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Edition Notes

Statementby Frank Knight.
ContributionsCook, James.
The Physical Object
Pagination(9),174p.,12p.of plates ill.,1facsim, map.s, 1p.lan, 1p.ort ; 22cm
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20142581M

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Frank Knight Captain Cook & The Voyage of The Endeavour - ; Capt. Frank Knight Item Rating: % positive. HMS Endeavour, also known as HM Bark Endeavour, was a British Royal Navy research vessel that Lieutenant James Cook commanded to Australia and New Zealand on his first voyage of discovery from to She was launched in as the collier Earl of Pembroke, with the Navy purchasing her in for a scientific mission to the Pacific Ocean and to explore the seas for the surmised Terra Commissioned: 26 May This timeline charts the journeys of James Cook and his crew on their voyages to the Pacific Ocean.

– First voyage – Endeavour – Second voyage – Resolution and Adventure – Third voyage – Resolution and Discovery – First voyage – Endeavour In James Cook was selected to lead a joint Admiralty-Royal Society expedition to the Pacific.

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James Cook's first Pacific voyage () was aboard the Endeavour and began on 27 May Cook’s voyage had three aims; to establish an observatory at Tahiti in order to record the transit of Venus (when the planet passed between the earth and the sun), on 3 June a new voyage, round the world, in the years, and ; undertaken by order of his present majesty, performed by captain james cook, in the ship endeavour, drawn upon from his own journal, and from papers of joseph banks, esq., 2 volumes.

Captain Cook and the South Pacific: the voyage of the "Endeavour," [First voyage] [Oaken ships and iron masters -- The farmer's boy goes to sea, -- The ship and her company, December August -- Passage to Rio de Janeiro, August-December -- Rounding Cape Horn, January-March -- Otaheite, April -- More of Otaheite, April-July, -- Staaten.

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WITH NOTES AND INTRODUCTION EDITED BY CAPTAIN W.J.L. WHARTON, R.N., F.R.S. Hydrographer of the Admiralty. Illustrated by Maps and Facsimiles.

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Cook's Endeavour Voyage, 27 July - 13 July 2: Anchorage in Deptford Yard, England, 27 - 29 July 3: Track from Deptford Yard to Plymouth Harbour, 30 July - 14 August 4: Anchorage in Plymouth Harbour, 15 - 25 August 5.

Author: Cook, James, Date: Language: English Page # Description: The following Journal was written By Captain James Cook while sailing the H.M.S. Endeavour from Scope and Content Holograph journal, written entirely in James Cook's hand, of the voyage of H.M.S.

Endeavour during which Cook discovered eastern. When English naturalist Joseph Banks (–) accompanied Captain James Cook (–) on his historic mission into the Pacific, the Endeavour voyage of –, he took with him a team of collectors and illustrators.

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Many of these specimens and illustrations survive today. The Charts and Coastal Views of Captain Cook's Voyages. The Voyage of the Endeavour, Edited by Andrew David. Hakluyt Society, London, lxiv., pp. UK price: £ JAMES COOK overcame severe limitations of birth and education to become the greatest explorer since Columbus.

Indeed, he was greater than Columbus. Notes ^ Annie Raine Ellis, ed., The Early Diary of Frances Burney,vol. 1, London,pp. A few years later, John Douglas, who prepared Cook's Resolution journals for the publication, wrote in the same way that the text "if printed as the Captain put it into my Hands, would have been thought too incorrect, & have disgusted the reader" (Helen Wallis, "Publication of Cook's.

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Its flat bottom was well suited for. Holograph journal, written entirely in James Cook's hand, of the voyage of H.M.S. Endeavour during which Cook discovered eastern Australia and circumnavigated New Zealand.

Bound with the journal is a copy of a report from John Hutchinson, surgeon of the Dolphin to Capt. Samuel Wallis, 16th May. the Endeavour's topographic position and the weather, which captain James Cook of course had to take down at the beginning of every entry.

By a list of technical terms, an index about persons and a few maps, the editor provides all the necessary background information for studying James Cook's travels/5(82).Introduction & The Voyage - The Botany Library at the Natural History Museum holds all of the surviving botanical artwork from Captain James Cook's first Pacific voyage on the Endeavour.

Represented are works of the artists Sydney Parkinson (), John Frederick Miller an.This resource is a PDF file of an activity where students can make a concertina-style book about James Cook's Endeavour Voyage of This resource is one page long.

The students cut out and fold the page to create the book. There are instructions given at the top of the page. Four pages of t.