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CATEGORY: James Cook
Captain Cook’s Famous Flagship Likely in Newport Harbor
May 3, 2016

Marine archaeologists believe HMS Endeavour, which Captain James Cook helmed on his 18th-century voyage to Australia, is at the bottom of Newport Harbor. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About Captain James Cook
April 29, 2015

Two hundred forty-five years after he landed in Australia, learn 10 surprising facts about the explorer who vowed to sail “as far as I think it possible for man to go.” Read More