The British Navigator: Containing an Account of Voyages Round the World. Vol. 3

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[1783?]

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de Beer Eb 1783 P

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London: Printed for John Fielding

Abstract

On his return to the Hawaiian Islands, Cook was killed on Kealakekua Beach, 14 February 1779. Charles Clerke took command, but died at sea. John Gore then took command of Discovery and James King controlled Resolution. The expedition lasted four years two months, returning to England in August 1780. The grieving over the loss of a national hero had already begun.

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___, “The British Navigator: Containing an Account of Voyages Round the World. Vol. 3,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed April 15, 2024, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/6862.