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4 April, 1771

 

On 4 April, 1771, James Cook wrote “Empd painting the Ship and Paying her sides”.

Paying meant sealing the seams with pitch or tar to prevent leakage”.

 

Joseph Banks wrote nothing.

 

John Lorrain, seaman, died

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