Daily Activities 1768-1771

 
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25 August, 1769

On 25 August, 1769, it  was one year since Endeavour sailed from Plymouth on the start of her voyag...
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24 August, 1769

On 24 August, 1769, a water spout was seen from Endeavour
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23 August, 1769

On 23 August, 1769, Banks noted the death of the hogs and fowls in Endeavour
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22 August, 1769

On 22 August, 1769, weed and birds were seen from Endeavour
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21 August, 1769

On 21 August, 1768, the Cape pigeon was seen from Endeavour
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20 August, 1769

On 20 August, 1769, Joseph Banks remarked there was a heavy dew overnight
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19 August, 1769

On 19 August, 1769, Cook surmised from the continuing SW swell that there was no land near them in ...
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18 August, 1769

On 18 August, 1769, Endeavour's carpenters repaired the boats
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17 August, 1769

On 17 August, 1769, Joseph Banks wrote about food
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16 August, 1769

On 16 August, 1769, Endeavour went in search of land, but found only cloud
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15 August, 1769

On 15 August, 1769, Cook explained in his journal why he was heading south and not west
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14 August, 1769

On 14 August, 1769, Endeavour arrived at the island of Rurutu
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13 August, 1769

On 13 August, 1769, Endeavour was in sight of the island of Rurutu
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12 August, 1769

On 12 August, 1769, Endeavour was searching for an island predicted by Tupaia
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11 August, 1769

On 11 August, 1769, Endeavour sailed south in search of the Great Southern Continent
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10 August, 1769

On 10 August, 1769, Endeavour was sailing south from Raiatea
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9 August, 1769

On 9 August, 1769, Endeavour left Raiatea and the Society Islands
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8 August, 1769

On 8 August, 1769, the leaks in the powder room and sail room of Endeavour were mended
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7 August, 1769

On 7 August, 1769, Cook visited the island of Taha'a
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6 August, 1769

On 6 August, 1769, Cook and Banks visited the chief of Bora Bora
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