To understand who joined Endeavour, when and where, and who left her, when and where, click here to read a summary of her musters.
Click here to read about the purpose and content of the muster records of Cook’s ships.
A total of 95 persons sailed in Endeavour, 94 leaving England and one seaman being impressed at Madeira. Replacements for lost crew members were obtained at various ports later in the voyage. Fifty-six of the original 94 reached home 2 years and 11 months later.
They are listed below with links to information about them. Note: A.B. is short for Able Bodied seaman
Transcript of Will
In addition to the ship's crew, Endeavour also carried a number of soldiers from the Marine Service. Their presence helped Captain Cook to maintain order on board. They also provided the Captain with protection whenever he went ashore.
Also on board were a number of scientists who took various measurements during the course of the voyage, and collected natural history specimens from the lands which were visited.
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