Captain Cook & the Voyage of the Endeavour (1768-1771)
Describes the voyage of the ship Endeavor in which James Cook sailed around Cape Horn to New Zealand where he mapped the North and South islands. Based on Cook's own diary of the voyage.
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a.m. saw a.m. weighed Admiralty alongside anchor ashore Banks and Dr Batavia breadfruit breeze brought canoes Cape Horn Captain Cook carried casks Charles Clerk charts coast command continent Cook's Course sailed crew daylight deck distance Dr Solander Dutch Endeavour Endeavour River fathom water fire fish Fresh gales Friday gave Gore Green harbour hauled Hicks hoisted island James Cook journal latitude Le Maire Strait leagues longboat longitude look mast miles Monday morning musket named natives navigators night noon northward º º o'clock Obarea obliged observations officers Pacific pinnace reef returned river round Royal Society sail Saturday saw land seaman sent ship ship's company shoals shore side soon sound South Island southward stay steered Strait Sunday tacked and stood Tahiti thought Thursday tide took Tootaha topsail transit of Venus Tuesday Tupaia voyage weather Wednesday westward wind windward wood yawl Zealand