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Cook, James, Captain

Collection | Ref # ARC-0372 | Held by Hocken Collections - Uare Taoka o Hakena

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Cook, James, Captain

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Captain James Cook was born in 1728 in Yorkshire. Cook rose quickly throughout the ranks in seafaring, attaining position of mate in 1752 and master in 1757. He developed an unrivalled capacity for compiling charts and sets of sailing directions, and for taking plans and views. read more …

Dates covered:

1768 - 1968
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