Daily Activities 1768-1771

 
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16 October, 1768

On 16 October, 1768, a lunar rainbow appeared.
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15 October, 1768

On 15 October, 1768, James Cook observed a Northwesterly current
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14 October, 1768

On 14 October, 1768, the wind varied from WSW to SSS
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13 October, 1768

On 13 October, 1768, Joseph Banks caught a Sallee man and a Portugese man of war
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12 October, 1768

On 12 October, 1768, Endeavour's mates and midshipmen scraped and cleaned between decks
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11 October, 1768

On 11 October, 1768, James Cook was observing the current in the Atlantic Ocean.
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10 October, 1768

On 10 October, 1768, Joseph Banks shot a "black toed gull"
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9 October, 1768

On 9 October, 1768, Joseph Banks found some barnacle but missed some sharks.
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8 October, 1768

On 8 October, 1768, James Cook observed the current in the Atlantic Ocean
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7 October, 1768

On 7 October, 1768, Joseph Banks caught many things in a boat
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6 October, 1768

On 6 October, 1768, five swallows came on board Endeavour, and were taken at roosting time
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5 October, 1768

On 5 October, 1768, a swallow was caught on Endeavour
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4 October, 1768

On 4 October, 1768, Joseph Banks caught two fish that were following a shirt being towed
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3 October, 1768

On 3 October, 1768, James Cook served Portable Soup to the Ships Company
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2 October, 1768

On 2 October, 1768, Joseph Banks was surprised to see two swallows so far way from land
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1 October, 1768

On 1 October, 1768, the weather hampered Cook's observations
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30 September, 1768

On 30 September, Endeavour passed Boa Vista, Cape Verde Islands
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29 September, 1768

On 29 September, 1768, Joseph Banks described a young Yellow Wagtail
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28 September, 1768

On 28 September, 1768, James Cook exercised the men at using small arms
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27 September, 1768

On 27 September, 1768, James Cook served wine to the men as the beer had nearly run out.
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