Daily Activities 1768-1771

 
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16 January, 1771

On 16 January, 1771, Endeavour sailed further away from Princes Island
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15 January, 1771

On 15 January, 1771, Endeavour sailed from Princes Island, but not very far
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14 January, 1771

On 14 January, 1771, James Cook summarised the previous week
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13 January, 1771

On 13 January, 1771, Joseph Banks was ill once more
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12 January, 1771

On 12 January, 1771, a hatchet was returned to Endeavour
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11 January, 1771

On 11 January, 1771, Joseph Banks visited the local town
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10 January, 1771

On 10 January, 1771, Joseph Banks wrote about the trade in food
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9 January, 1771

On 9 January, 1771, Josdeph Banks heard 8 guns firing in the distance
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8 January, 1771

On 8 January, 1771, Endeavour was nearly driven ashore
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7 January, 1771

On 7 January, 1771, Endeavour was anchored at Princes Island
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6 January, 1771

On 6 January, 1771, Endeavour's men ate turtle for the first time in a long time
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5 January, 1771

On 5 January, 1771, Endeavour anchored at Princes Island, in the Sunda Strait
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4 January, 1771

On 4 January, 1771, Endeavour was sailing to Princes Island
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3 January, 1771

On 3 January, 1771, Joseph Banks observed houses on Krakatoa
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2 January, 1771

On 2 January, 1771, Endeavour was sailing past Krakatoa
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1 January, 1771

On 1 January, 1771, Daniel Solander inspected the scuttle cask
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31 December, 1770

On 31 December, 1770, Endeavour was at the entrance to Sunda Strait
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30 December, 1770

On 30 December, 1770, Endeavour passed Wapping Island
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29 December, 1770

On 29 December, 1770, Endeavour sailed past Maneaters Island
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28 December, 1770

On 28 December, 1770, Endeavour was sailing away from Batavia
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