Third Voyage of James Cook



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Y/M/D Description Place
1776/07/12 Captain James Cook's 100-foot flagship HMS Resolution sets sail from Plymouth on 12 July 1776. Plymouth, Devon
1778/01/18 HMS Resolution and HMS Discovery sight Oahu.
1778/01/20 Captain James Cook comes ashore at the mouth of the Waimea River. Cook Landing Site, Waimea
1778/11/26 HMS Resolution sights Maui on 26 November. Lt William Bligh maps the coastline. After eight weeks of sailing along the coast, they could not find a suitable harbor and depart.
1778/11/26 Kalaniopuu visits Captain James Cook on aboard the HMS Resolution.
1779/01/17 The Resolution and Discovery sight Kealakekua Bay on the morning of January 17, 1779. Kealakekua Bay Historical District, Captain Cook
1779/02/04 Having replenish their provisions, the English depart Kealakekua Bay. Kealakekua Bay Historical District, Captain Cook
1779/02/13 While sailing down the Kohala coast, the ships encountered a gale that damaged the mast on the Resolution. The ships return to Kealakekua to make repairs. Kealakekua Bay Historical District, Captain Cook
1779/02/14 After armorer's tongs and later a cutter are stolen from the Discovery, Captain Cook goes ashore February 14 with nine marines to take Kalaniopuu hostage. Kealakekua Bay Historical District, Captain Cook
1779/02/14 Captain James Cook is killed at Kealakekua Bay by Hawaiian natives of Hawaii. Kealakekua Bay Historical District, Captain Cook
1779/02/22 The Resolution and Discovery depart Hawaii under the command of Captain Charles Clerke and Captain James King.

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