Captain James Cook


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Noun1.Captain James Cook - English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)Captain James Cook - English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
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THE anniversary of the birthday of Captain James Cook will be marked with a special event at his Middlesbrough birthplace.
1728: Captain James Cook, English naval officer and one of the greatest navigators in history, whose voyages in the Endeavour led to the European discovery of Australia, New Zealand and the Hawaiian Islands, was born.
Captain James Cook began his training as a seaman in the 18th century at which English port?
New arrivals include the Gotta Catch 'Em All exhibition which introduces the 18th Century natural scientists and artists who sailed with Captain James Cook and their collection of natural history specimens which had never been seen before in Europe.
1776: Explorer Captain James Cook set sail from Plymouth on his third voyage of discovery, in search of a passage around the the northern coast of America from the Pacific side.
RESEARCHERS believe they have found the ship that legendary explorer Captain James Cook used to sail to around the world submerged somewhere in Rhode Island's Newport Harbour.
HISTORIANS believe they may have found the ship Captain James Cook was sailing when he discovered Australia.
BORN John Cleese, UK |comedian, 1939, above Theodore Roosevelt, |US president, 1858, Captain James Cook, |explorer, 1728 DIED Lou Reed, US pop |musician, 2013 David Shepherd, |cricket umpire, 2009 Charles Hawtrey, |comic actor, 1988, above
1770: Captain James Cook discovered New South Wales, Australia.
Unfortunately for him, Captain James Cook had claimed the entire area for the British Crown - and so the settlement was named Melbourne, after the British Viscount.
Jerry Lockett, Captain James Cook in Atlantic Canada: The Adventurer and Map Maker's Formative Years
10 Lingfield 1m31/2f G3 C4/ATR Card page 72 Key stat Johnny Murtagh is 2-3 for Aidan O'Brien at the track and rides Captain James Cook THE last two runnings of the Lingfield Derby Trial have fallen to Aidan O'Brien, but anyone expecting a hat-trick might want to consider the trainer's recent form and bookmaker opinion on his No1 contender in this year's race, writes Lee Mottershead.