Cook's Log (A PUBLICATION OF THE CAPTAIN COOK SOCIETY)

 

The society's main publication is called Cook's Log: ISSN 1358-0639

It is published quarterly, in January, April, July and October, and sent to every member. This journal has grown in size dramatically over the years from 36 pages for the whole of 1981 to 199 pages for the whole of 2016.
An index to the first 23 volumes (1976 to 2000) is available to be downloaded at the bottom of this page.

The Australian Branch of the society publishes a newsletter called Endeavour Lines. It is published twice a year in April/May and October/November, and sent to every branch member.
Selected articles from Cook's Log can be seen on this website, including some quizzes to test your knowledge of Captain Cook and his life.
Many interesting articles have appeared in other journals and magazines.

April 2017 Articles on Arthur Kitson, Larcum Kendall, Thomas Shaw, the Annexed Drawing of ...

January 2017 Articles on Larcum Kendall's plaque, Pitt Rivers Museum Cook Display, Tapu and ...

October 2016 Articles about John Fish, Henry Lightfoot, Edward Johns, Cook’s Monument at Day...

July 2016 Articles on James Flood, Charles Loggie, Solander Monument Re-inauguration at B...

April 2016 Articles on Richard Irwin, Tobias Furneaux, John James Lambrecht, Solander Isla...

January 2016 Articles on Henry Roberts, John Bootie, Peter Fannin, Love Constable, a visit t...

October 2015 Articles on Captain Cook and Endeavour in LEGO, James Jones and John James, Und...

July 2015 Articles on William Perry, Cook Statue at Randwick, St. Alban’s (Ship Cove), Co...

April 2015 Articles on Whitehall’s Secrets, Point Hicks, Samuel Johannes Holland, Samuel B...

January 2015 Articles on Alexander Hogg, Alexander Weir, James Colnett, John Smallpiece, Rob...

October 2014 Articles on John Rickman, Edward Cawn, Benjamin Lyon, Job Clay, John Watts

July 2014 Articles on John Williamson, Molesworth Phillips and the Missing Bits of Richar...

April 2014 Articles on Andrew Kippis, William Crispin, Peter Reynolds, Seaweeds of Cook’s ...

January 2014 Articles on Alexander Shaw’s Remarkable Tapa Book, Bellingshausen on Cook, Edwa...

October 2013 Articles on Alexander Hood, Waimea’s First Tourist, Jigsaw Puzzles and Dissecti...

July 2013 Articles on Joseph Billings, John Coghlan and Sheppey’s Admiral Sir William Park...

April 2013 Articles on Richard Rollett’s Compass, Endeavour ’s Lightning Strike, Rockdale...

January 2013 Articles on Newfoundland, Ship Cove, Books, Monument, Remains of Endeavour, Bus...

October 2012 Articles on Alexander Mouat, Bowles Mitchell, John Hatley, Thomas Bisset, Corne...

July 2012 Articles on George Dixon, James Snagg, Clerke Monument Kamchatka, France’s Prot...

April 2012 Articles on Richard Grindall, William Shuttleworth, John Richard Falconar & Tup...

January 2012 Articles on John Wilby, Charles Grignion, Editing Endeavour’s Voyage & a Musica...

October 2011 Cook’s sailing directions from Louisbourg to Quebec, His Forgotten Ship Scorpio...

July 2011 Thomas Whitton Andrews, William Charlton, Robert Mackie, Monument at Point Venu...

April 2011 William Harvey, Edward Riou, Endeavour’s Last Flight, Aurora Australis, Hawaii ...

January 2011 Joseph Gilbert, Clapham, Merton, Freemasonry, The Colletts, Portrait of Cook

October 2010 Vienna, Spruce Beer, Karl Magnus von Behm, The Hunt for Hildebrand Bowman begin...

July 2010 Anecdotes of Omai and Banks, The Curious Woolwich Wager, The Poa cookii Plant...

April 2010 Alexander Buchan, William Doyle, Zachary Hicks, Ledyard Memorial Groton, Whitby...

January 2010 Heinrich Zimmermann, Joseph Crabtree, Thomas Dyall, Portrait of the Forsters

October 2009 George William Anderson, Henry Roberts, Hugh Palliser, Researching Tupaia   ...

July 2009 Richard Wise, George Morey, Matthew Boulton, John Webber, Isaac Smith  

April 2009 Thomas Dyall, Tobias Furneaux, Charles Darwin, Endeavour Models, Richard Herges...

January 2009 Bligh’s Writing Analysed, Changing Perspectives on Captain Cook, Louisbourg 175...

October 2008 Bruny Island, Tasmania, George Forster, Royal Society’s Captain Cook Medal

July 2008 Ashley Bowen Knew James Cook, Francis Holman, William Christopher, Cook’s Ancho...

April 2008 Dusky Sound Experience, Forby Sutherland, Fothering, Gravestone to Richard Roll...

January 2008 Food On Board Navy Ships, William Hollamby, Charles Green, Switzerland

October 2007 Gores, Portlocks, Gilmours, Cook’s Beach, Mercury Bay, Emigrant Carrier Captain...

July 2007 Bradford Wool Exchange, Fluyts and Katts, Skottowe Family, Thomas Edgar of Lydd...

April 2007 Benjamin Drawwater, Chateau Bay, James Ward, John Elliott, Collecting Books

January 2007 Canaletto in England, Cook der Entdecker, John Wheelock, Linnaeus, Bougainville...

October 2006 Easter Island, George Jack, John Simcoe, Mitre Tavern in Fleet Street, Aireyhol...

July 2006 Capture of the Triton, Forby Sutherland, Joseph Hamar, William Wales, Point Ven...

April 2006 Cook’s Coal Run, Essex Memorial, Copley Medal, Turku and the Spöring Memorial ...

January 2006 Samuel Gibson,Francis Masson, Cook Monument at The Vache, an Orkney Wedding or ...

October 2005 Richard Pickersgill, William Bayly, Charles Praval, William Wilson of Great Ayt...

July 2005 Benjamin Franklin, Cook’s Tree in Clapham, John Russell, Captain Cook's Will

April 2005 Buckland Abbey, Connection Between Cook and Nelson, William Perry, Joshua Reyno...

January 2005 Arthur Kempe, Crew of Grenville, James Colnett, Madeira, James King and Clither...

October 2004 George Vancouver Statue in King’s Lynn, William Hodges and The Art of Explorati...

July 2004 Captain Clerke’s Monument in Kamchatka, Eton College, Richard & Michael Littleb...

April 2004 Benjamin Drawater, King Kamehameha’s Arrow, Robert Palliser Cooper’s Warrants ...

January 2004 William Harvey, Kempe Family, William Wales' First Voyage, Christmas Island Vis...

October 2003 Analysis of Cook's Time in NZ Waters, Timothy Rearden, What Happened To Cook's ...

July 2003 Captain Cook's Passports, Robert Molineux, Counting Icebergs, Checklist of Stat...

April 2003 William Bayly, Mystery Spear, Captain Cook Encyclopedia, British Library

January 2003 Longitude and Early maps, Cook's Handbag, Omai Painting, Visit To Nootka Sound ...

October 2002 Solanderföreningen - The Solander Society, Cook Exhibition in St Petersburg

July 2002 Monkhouse Family, Loo Fort in Funchal, Madeira, the Hat on A Woman of Nootka So...

April 2002 Things We Didn't Know About Cook, his Russian Connection, William Watman, Seren...

January 2002 Cook's Bounty Men, Birthday Celebrations, Discovery of Hawkes Bay, Bayly Plaque...

October 2001 Trip To Unalaska, The Farquhar Collection of North Pacific Drawings by John Web...

July 2001 William Wales, A Seafaring Goat, Cook's Ships in the Royal Navy, Méréville Monu...

April 2001 Scenic Wallpapers, Visit To Aotearoa, Visit to the UK, Robert Taylor, Sri Lanka...

January 2001 A Wooden John Harrison, A Seafaring Goat, Cook's Links With The Chatham Islands...

October 2000 Shoreham Plaque to Henry Roberts, Webber’s Portrait of Cook, Cook’s Hair Sold ...

July 2000 Captain Cook In Mile End Old Town, Replica Cannons, Daniel Solander, Lincoln Me...

April 2000 William Cookworthy, Database of Cook Stamps, John Satterly, Resolution's Figure...

January 2000 Cook’s Clock, Molesworth Phillips, Richard Pickersgill, Charles Green, Figurehe...

October 1999 Climb of the Ancient Mariner, Cook Statue at Victoria, Possible Remains of Ende...

July 1999 Great Ayton Schoolroom Museum, James Cook - A Family Man, The Resolution Trust ...

April 1999 Legend of Glass House Mountains, Early Cook Admirer, Archaeologist Traces Ship ...

January 1999 Memorial To Cook at Corner Brook, Cook’s Master Examination, Harrison’s Journal...

October 1998 John Hawkesworth, Cook Monuments In Cleveland and Hawaii, Three Brothers, New S...

July 1998 Captain Cook’s Tablet, John Wilkinson, Wakefield’s Captain Cook Pen and Ink Dra...

April 1998 Viscount Bridport, William Sanderson, Diary of Ralph Jackson, Taunton

January 1998 Publishing Cook’s Charts and Coastal Views, Parkinson and the Great Comet of 17...

October 1997 Amateur Radio, Wakefield’s Capt. Cook watercolours, "Les Sauvages De La Mer Pac...

July 1997 Across Siberia with Cook's Last Legacy, Music Of Cook, Wedgwood Portrait Medall...

April 1997 Plant hunting at Eton, Town of Seventeen Seventy, How much is Captain Cook wort...

January 1997 Possession Island, Diary of Ralph Jackson, Sir Joseph Banks, Claiming kin with ...

October 1996 James Cook Jnr, Medals and coins, John Webber, Charles Clerke of Brooke Farm

July 1996 Andrew Fleck, a relative of James Cook, Bottle of Notes, Miegunyah in Melbourne...

April 1996 New Cook memorial in Whitby, Hakluyt Society - publisher of Cook's journals

January 1996 Stamps of birds, Mapping Cook's life, Cook at Plymouth, Was Cook left-handed? ...

An index to the first 23 volumes (1976 to 2000) is available to be downloaded. The index is based on the article (item) headings rather than the contents of the articles. It was created by Albert Batchelder, reviewed by Brian Sandford and edited by Ian Boreham. The index is in the Adobe PDF format.

Click here to download Acrobat Reader In order to read this format you have to obtain the Adobe Acrobat Reader, which can also be downloaded for free.
Click here to download Section 1 View/download Section 1 (166k), which is in numerical, or page, order.
Click here to download Section 2 View/download Section 2 (155k), which is in alphabetical, or item, order.

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