James Cook's Famous Ship, Evdeavour
Country of Origin is Yorkshire, England. In 1768, James Cook was chose to lead a ship called Evdeavour to go to Tahiti to help an old scientific group. In 1772, James Cook lead Evdeavour and his crew to find the fabled Southern Continent. In 1776, James Cook went to find the fabled Northwest Passage with his trusty ship, Evdeavour. 85 sailors and nine scientists came along too.
James Cook went on 3 quest, one was to go to Tahiti to help the scientific group determine the distance between Earth and the Sun, the second one was to find the fabled Southern Continent, and lastly, he went to find the Northwest Passage.
James Cook had many obstacles. A couple of them was the Great Barrier Reef, bad weather, and Natives Americans. His's crew and him was almost shipwrecked at the Great Barrier Reef!
This is the Great Barrier Reef that Evdeavour was almost shipwrecked.
Even though there was many obstacles, the great Captain James Cook accomplish many many wonderful things. For one thing, Cook manged to keep his crew healthy for nearly three years! And James and his crew was the first Europeans to land in Australia! This captain sailed around the world twice and once in a leaky boat!