Daily Activities 1768-1771

 
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18 April, 1771

On 18 April, 1771, Cook and Banks commented on the swell in the ocean
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17 April, 1771

On 17 April, 1771, Joseph Banks saw Trumpet weed in the water
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16 April, 1771

On 16 April, 1771, Endeavour was out of sight of Table Mountain
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15 April, 1771

On 15 April, 1771, Robert Molineux, master of Endeavour, died
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14 April, 1771

On 14 April, 1771, Endeavour sailed from Cape Town, but didn't get far
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13 April, 1771

On 13 April, 1771, James Cook made final preparations for leaving Cape Town
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12 April, 1771

On 12 April, 1771, Endeavour's topmast was rigged and sails attached
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11 April, 1771

On 11 April, 1771, Endeavour was being provisioned
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10 April, 1771

On 10 April, 1771, some of the sick men boarded Endeavour
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9 April, 1771

On 9 April, 1771, James Cook stared getting Endeavour ready for sea
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8 April, 1771

On 8 April, 1771, Joseph Banks wrote about the news of Bougainville's voyage
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7 April, 1771

On 7 April, 1771, Endeavour saw a signal about ships in the distance
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6 April, 1771

On 6 April, 1771, James Cook wrote about the weather
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5 April, 1771

On 5 April, 1771, James Cook noted the departure of three Dutch ships for Holland
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4 April, 1771

On 4 April, 1771, John Lorrain, seaman, died
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3 April, 1771

On 3 April, 1771, Endeavour's sails and rigging were repaired
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2 April, 1771

On 2 April, 1771, John Dozey, a seaman, diedof malt
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1 April, 1771

On 1 April, 1771, James Cook noted the departure of an East Indiaman ship
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31 March, 1771

On 31 March, 1771, Daniel Solander's health was greatly improved
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30 March, 1771

On 30 March, 1771, James Cook wrote about the effect of gales on Table Mountain
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