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13 June, 1771

 

On 13 June, 1771, James Cook wrote “Little wind and pleasent weather”.

 

Joseph Banks wrote “Water as smooth as in a harbour: were we in an unknown sea we should build much on the probability of some Land in the neighbourhood. Some Porpoises and Skipjacks were seen but very little weed”.

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Thanks so much for your work putting these narratives on-line for us to enjoy.... the peril for the ship and company is alive and physically tangible!
By John Berriman on 6/13/2020 10:58:28 AM Like:0 DisLike:0

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