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Captain Cook's Timeline

Captain Cook's Timeline

VOYAGE 1:  1768-1771 THE ENDEAVOUR

25 August 1768           Depart Plymouth, UK

26 January 1769         Rounds Cape Horn

13 April 1769               Arrive Matavai Bay, Tahiti

9 August 1769             Depart Tahiti (Raiatea)

9 October 1769           Arrive Poverty Bay, New Zealand

31 March 1770            Depart New Zealand

19 April 1770               Sights Point Hicks, Australia

29 April 1770               Arrive Botany Bay

11 June 1770              Strikes Great Barrier Reef

22 August 1770           Departs Possession Island, Torres Strait

10 October 1770         Arrive Batavia

27 December 1770     Depart Batavia

13 July 1771               Arrive Plymouth, UK

 

VOYAGE 2:  1772-1775 THE RESOLUTION

13 July 1772               Depart Plymouth, UK

23 Nov 1772               Depart Cape Town, South Africa

17 January 1773         Crosses Antarctic Circle

27 March 1773            Arrive Dusky Sound, New Zealand

7 June 1773                Depart Ships Cove, New Zealand

17 August 1773           Arrive Tahiti

2 October 1773           Arrive Tonga

14 March 1774            Arrive Easter Island (Rapa Nui)

8 April 1774                 Arrive Tahiti

22 June 1774              Arrive Niue

27 June 1774              Arrive Tonga

2 July 1774                 Sights Fiji

22 July 1774               Arrive Vanuatu

5 Sep 1774                  Arrive New Caledonia

11 October 1774         Arrive Norfolk Island

18 October 1774         Arrive New Zealand

29 December 1774     Rounds Cape Horn

17 January 1775         Arrive South Georgia

30 July 1775               Arrives Plymouth, UK

 

VOYAGE 3:  1776-1780 THE RESOLUTION

12 July 1776               Departs Plymouth, UK

25 December 1776     Arrive Kerguelen Island (Southern Ocean)

26 January 1777         Arrive Tasmania, Australia

12 February 1777       Arrive in New Zealand

10 June 1777              Arrive Tonga

12 August 1777           Arrive Tahiti

24 December 1777     Arrive Kiritimati (Christmas Island)

20 January 1778         Arrive Hawaii

30 March 1778            Arrive Nootka Sound, Canada

1 June 1778                Arrive near Anchorage, Alaska,US

20 June 1778              Arrive Aleutian Islands, Unalaska, US

23 July 1778               Enters Bering Sea

10 August 1778           Arrive in Siberia

18 August 1778           Reaches furthest point North (ice wall)

3 October 1778           Arrive Unalaska, Aleutian Islands, US

17 January 1779         Arrive Hawaii

4 February 1779         Depart Hawaii

11 February 1779       Return to Hawaii

14 February 1779       Death of Cook  

20 February 1779       Cook’s remains secured

21 February 1779       Cook buried at sea

30 September 1780    Resolution arrives Yarmouth, UK