Quarterly Summaries 1768-1771

 

In each issue of Cook's Log an article appears saying what was happening to Captain Cook during his voyages.

Some of these articles are available to be read here.

1768 January - March In January, James Cook was Master of Grenville, and preparing to return to Newfoundland to undertake another season’s survey.
In March, Endeavour was chosen for a voyage to the Pacific.
  April - June Cook was appointed to Endeavour to prepare her for a voyage to observe the Transit of Venus from the Pacific.
  July - September Endeavour left Deptford on 21 July, arriving at Plymouth on 14 August.  She sailed from there on 25 August, arriving at Madeira on 12 September.
Meanwhile, at home a son, Joseph Cook, was born.

 

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