Cook's Cannon and Anchor: The Recovery and Conservation of Relics from HMB Endeavour

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Kangaroo Press, 1994 - Technology & Engineering - 96 pages
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Describes the recovery, restoration and preservation of six cannons and an anchor lost when HMB 'Endeavour' ran aground on a reef off the coast of north Australia in 1770. Briefly recounts the story of James Cook and the 'Endeavour' expedition, then tells of the various expeditions in search of the grounding site, the race to retrieve the artefacts, and the subsequent treatment by the Defence Standards Laboratory. Includes references and an index.

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