Daily Activities 1768-1771

 
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7 December, 1769

On 7 December, 1769, Endeavour's journey was hampered by the wind
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6 December, 1769

On 6 December, 1769, Endeavour left the Bay of Islands
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5 December, 1769

On 5 December, 1769, Cook named the Bay of Islands
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4 December, 1769

On 4 December, 1769, Cook and Banks visited a large Pa
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3 December, 1769

On 3 December, 1769, Cook and Banks landed on the island of Moturua
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2 December, 1769

On 2 December, 1769, Cook punished four men for stealing rum
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1 December, 1769

On 1 December, 1769, James Cook punished one of the sailors
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30 November, 1769

On 30 November, 1769, James Cook punished three of his sailors with twelve lashes each
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29 November, 1769

On 29 November, 1769, Endeavour arrived at the Bay of Islands
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28 November, 1769

On 28 November, 1769, Endeavour's progress was slow due to adverse winds
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27 November, 1769

On 27 November, 1769, Endeavour was off the Cavalli Islands
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26 November, 1769

On 26 November, 1769, Cook named Cape Brett and Point Pocock
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25 November, 1769

On 25 November, 1769, Cook saw the islands he named Poor Knights
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24 November, 1769

On 24 November, 1769, Endeavour arrived at Bream Bay
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23 November, 1769

On 23 November, 1769, Endeavour set sail but didn't get very far
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22 November, 1769

On 22 November, 1769, a Maori was whipped on Endeavour, and then beaten by another Maori
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21 November, 1769

On 21 November, 1769, Cook and Banks made it back to Endeavour
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20 November, 1769

On 20 November, 1769, Cook and Banks explored the River Thames, but were unable to return to the sh...
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19 November, 1769

On 19 November, 1769, Endeavour arrived at the River Thames, New Zealand
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18 November, 1769

On 18 November, 1769, Cook passed Port Charles and saw Cape Colville
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