HMS Endeavour

Originally a collier, the ship was bought and equipped to accommodate the scientific expedition conducted by Captain James Cook between 1769 and 1771 in the southern hemisphere.

Milestone
Constructed
1764
Destroyed
1778
Name
Alternate
Earl of Pembroke
- 1768
Alternate
His Majesty's Bark Endeavour
Commemorated by
Type

Endeavour

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Built as a collier, Captain James Cook's ship Endeavour carried him around the world and up the east coast of Australia in 1768-71, before becoming a coal ship again.