4 edition of Captain Cook"s second voyage found in the catalog.
Captain Cook"s second voyage
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by John Elliott and Richard Pickersgill ; edited and introduced by Christine Holmes.|
|Genre||Diaries., Early works to 1800.|
|Contributions||Pickersgill, Richard, 1749-1779., Holmes, Christine|
|LC Classifications||G420.C68 E45 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxxii, 97 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||97|
|LC Control Number||84012684|
Bookseller Whitmore Rare Books (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title Journal of Captain Cook's Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, and in Quest of a North-West Passage, between Asia & American; Performed in the Years , , , and With the th anniversary of Captain James Cook's voyage to Australia, it is time to brush up on the history of our nation's most famous naval explorer. Key .
Using Cook's journals and the log books of officers who sailed with him, the book sets his Antarctic explorations within the context of his historic voyages. The main focus is on the Second Voyage (), but brief episodes in the First Voyage (during ) and the Third Voyage () are part of . 12 July C aptain James Cook set off from Plymouth on his third great voyage of exploration. Ostensibly, Cook was merely returning a young Pacific Islander – Omai – to his French.
Captain Cook's Merchant Ships: Freelove, Three Brothers, Mary, Friendship, Endeavour, Adventure, Resolution and Discovery. The History Press. ISBN Beaglehole, J.C., ed. (). The Journals of Captain James Cook on His Voyages of Discovery, vol. I:The Voyage of the Endeavour – Cambridge University Press. OCLC. Had been on Resolution on second voyage as Carpenter's mate. (12) Robert Goulding. Joined on 17 February as Cook. Had been on Resolution on second voyage as Carpenter's crew. (13) Edward Barrett. Joined on 17 February as AB. Born in London ~ Had been on Resolution on second voyage as Cook's mate (). Died or ?
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Two ships were secured, the Resolution for Captain Cook and the Adventure for Captain Tobias Furneaux (–), who had served under Wallis. Book: Cook, James. A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World: Performed in His Majesty’s Ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the Years, and 1st ed.
2 vols. London. Cook reached the southern coast of New South Wales in and sailed north, charting Australia’s eastern coastline and claiming the land for Great Britain on 22nd August The second voyage. Cook's second Pacific voyage, (), aimed to establish whether there was an inhabited southern continent, and make astronomical observations.
Cook writes to Captain Hammond in Hull. Feb. 6: Tue. Work finished on Resolution at Deptford. Cook writes long letter to Earl of Sandwich with Map of Southern Hemisphere, outlines his plans for Second Voyage.
7: Wed. Resolution hauled from dry dock to wet dock. Wed. Resolution into River. Provisioning of ship commenced. Feb. - Mar.
James Cook captained Resolution, accompanied by Adventure captained by Tobias Furneaux. They sailed from Plymouth on 13 July, Main events during this period A list of what Cook was up to preparing for this voyage and during the voyage can be found in Paul Capper's list of Second Voyage.
The search for the Great Southern Continent. On his first voyage, James Cook had searched for, but failed to find, the Great Southern Continent, believed to encircle the South Pole. The Admiralty’s instructions for the second voyage stipulated that he was to search for ‘that Southern Continent which has so much engaged the attention of Geographers & former Navigators’.
The first voyage of James Cook was a combined Royal Navy and Royal Society expedition to the south Pacific Ocean aboard HMS Endeavour, from to It was the first of three Pacific voyages of which James Cook was the commander.
The aims of this first expedition were to observe the transit of Venus across the Sun (3–4 of June that year), and to seek evidence of the postulated Terra. The story of the astonishing voyage of Captain James Cook and the Endeavour, to mark the th anniversary of that voyage, and Cook's claim to sovereignty.
In Captain James Cook and his crew set sail on a small British naval vessel, the boldly named Endeavour, bound for the Pacific was ordered to establish an observatory at Tahiti in order to record the transit of. Peter Aughton's version of Cook's second world voyage is an invigorating, concise glimpse into this 18th century nautical genius.
With sails fully open, the author takes us aboard the "Resolution" and its sister ship the "Adventure" below the Antarctic Circle, to New Zealand, several South Pacific islands including Tahiti, the Society and Friendly Islands and New Hebrides while all the time /5(8).
John Ledyard (), a native of Groton Connecticut, left Dartmouth College at age 19 to travel to England and eventually sign on with James Cook's final voyage in He returned to Europe to form fast friendships with Thomas Jefferson, John Paul Jones, and Thomas Paine. He explored Siberia, becoming the first American to do so, and was chosen to lead an expedition to find Reviews: 7.
In order to conceal the true purpose of the voyage, it was publically announced that the expedition would return Mai, the first Polynesian to visit Britain, to his homeland. Mai had been brought to Britain on board the Adventure, the ship captained by Tobias Furneaux on Cook’s second voyage.
Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. The Three Voyages of Captain Cook Round the World, Vol. III. Being the First of the Second Voyage (Illustrated Edition). Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller Captain James Cook’s first two voyages of exploration, in andhad drawn the modern map of the South Pacific Ocean and had opened the door on the discovery of Antarctica.
These expeditions were the subject of Volumes I and II of Dr J.C. Beaglehole’s edition of Cook’s Journals. Tobias Furneaux was captain of HMS ADVENTURE and accompanied Cook (HMS RESOLUTION) on his second voyage of exploration ( – ).
It was during this voyage on the 11 March that Furneaux watered his ship at Bruny Island (Tasmania) at a place now known as Adventure Bay. The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages. Volume 1: The Voyage of the 'Endeavour', Volume 2: The Voyage of the 'Resolution' and 'Adventure', Volume 3: The Voyage of the 'Resolution' and 'Discovery', (in two volumes) COOK, Captain James].
JOPPIEN, Rudiger and. Cook’s Voyages: An Account of the Voyages Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere; South Pole and Round the World; A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean and the Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere.
The First, Second and Third Voyages. HAWKESWORTH, John (Captain James Cook). Item Number: London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell, “The routes of Captain James Cook’s voyages. The first voyage is shown in red, second voyage in green, and third voyage in blue.
The route of Cook’s crew following his end is shown as a dashed blue line.” Photo by Jon Platek CC BY-SA A version of the log book compiled by Wales, William on board HMS Resolution  during the passage to the South Seas under the command of Captain James Cook .
The log book begins on 21 June RGO 14/r with Wales arriving at the store-houses in Sheerness  to collect the instruments  assigned to him by the Board of Longitude.
It ends on August 1 RGO 14/v when Wales. The story of the astonishing voyage of Captain James Cook and the Endeavour, to mark the th anniversary of that voyage, and Cook's claim to sovereignty. In Captain James Cook and his crew set sail on a small British naval vessel, the boldly named Endeavour, bound for the Pacific Ocean.
He was ordered to establish an observatory at Tahiti in order to record the transit of Venus. About this Item: LondonTHE FIRST VOYAGE HAWKESWORTH, John ().
An Account of the Voyages undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, And successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, And Captain Cook, In the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour.
Captain James Cook’s Fatal Third Voyage Back on solid land and promoted to post-captain personally by George III, it was widely expected that Cook would spend his remaining days in semi-retirement.
As it turned out, within half a year he would be discussing an expedition to find the fabled North-West passage over dinner and six months after. Clearly Cook's Journal was the model for the Star Trek adventures with Captain Kirk.
It's all there - the landing parties with the doctor, scientific reporting, encounters and trade with unknown cultures, discovery of Botany Bay, spreading gonorrhea (well maybe not that), and rivalry with the harsh-speaking Dutch who weren't very nice to him/5.In the Royal Society, in conjunction with the Admiralty, was organizing the first scientific expedition to the Pacific, and the rather obscure year-old James Cook was appointed commander of the dly commissioned as lieutenant, he was given a homely looking but extremely sturdy Whitby coal-hauling bark renamed HMS Endeavour, then four years old, of just tons and less.Captain Cook's Journal during his first voyage round the world made in H.M.
Bark "Endeavour" A Literal Transcription of the Original MSS. 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.