The Fate of Cook's Ships

 

What happened to the ships that Cook sailed in is not well documented, leading to much speculation.

Some of it has been aired in the pages of our journal Cook's Log.

1987 The Fate of The Endeavour How she ended her days at Newport, Rhode Island, USA

1996 What Do We Know About The Endeavour? Books and articles about her

1997 What Do We Know About The Endeavour? - Part 1 Did she end up at the bottom of an American harbour?

What Do We Know About The Endeavour? - Part 2 Or did she house female convicts on the River Thames in England?

1998 What Do We Know About Cook's Ships? What happened to his four ships,plus the confusion between the fate of the Endeavour and Resolution , and the confusion between the fate of Cook's Discovery and Vancouver's Discovery

1999 Archeologist Traces Capt. Cook's Ship The first results of some under water investigation of a dozen transport vessels scuttled by the fleeing British in the Revolutionary War.

Exploring The Possible Remains of The Endeavour The work of the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) on two of the transports

2001 Exploring The Possible Remains of The Endeavour - Part 1 The study of the first transport site has been completed

Exploring The Possible Remains Of The Endeavour - Part 2 An update on the work by RIMAP and the formation of the Foundation for the Preservation of Captain Cook's Ships

2002 Exploring The Possible Remains of The Endeavour A report on a visit to the waters of Newport Harbour where the RIMAP team are working

Cook's Ships - A Summary Update Summarising the evidence that leads to the conclusion that Endeavour did end her days in Newport Harbour, and not on the Thames plus fresh information about the Resolution

Updated: March 2004

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