Third voyage


James Cook captained Resolution, accompanied by Discovery captained by Charles Clerke. 
Resolution sailed from Plymouth on 12 July, 1776.
Discovery sailed from Plymouth on 1 August, 1776, joining Resolution at Cape Town, South Africa, on 10 November, 1776.

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 Third Voyage dates.


Information about Cook's ships can be found in an article about Resolution and another article about Discovery.


The people who served during this voyage can be found in John Robson's extracts from the musters of the two ships.



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