Home > 21 February, 1771

21 February, 1771


On 21 February, 1771, James Cook wrote “In the night died of the flux Alexr Simpson a very good Seaman. In the Morning Punished Thos Rossiter with Twelve Lashes for geting Drunk, grossly Asaulting the Officer of the Watch and beating some of the Sick”.


Joseph Banks wrote “Lost another man”.

No comments

Unsolicited e-mail warning

It has come to our attention that spam mailers (senders of bulk unsolicited e-mail) have been forging their mail with this domain as the point of origin. As a matter of policy, we do not send out e-mail from our domain name. If you have received an email that appears to be from "@CaptainCookSociety.com" it was forged and sent without our consent, knowledge, or the use of our servers.