This chronology was compiled by the late Paul Capper. The first part was published in Cook's Log in 1985, and the last part in 1996. It is the longest running article submitted by a CCSU member.
Paul died in July, 1995.

The chronology is divided into five sections to reduce downloading time, with an additional section of references:

One: Early life and as a merchant seaman (1728-1755)
Two: Life in the Royal Navy (1755-1767)
Three: The First Voyage (1768-1771)
Four: The Second Voyage (1771-1776)
Five: The Third Voyage (1776-1780)
Six: References

References

J.C. Beaglehole The Life of Captain Cook. Adam & Charles Black, 1974. Also Hakluyt Society, 1974.
J.C. Beaglehole The Journals of Captain Cook. Vol. 1. Endeavour. Hakluyt Society, 1955 (reprinted 1968).
J.C. Beaglehole The Journals of Captain Cook. Vol. 2. Resolution, Adventure. Hakluyt Society, 1961 (reprinted 1969).
J.C. Beaglehole The Journals of Captain Cook. Vol. 3. Parts 1 & 2, Resolution and Discovery. Hakluyt Society, 1967.
Contains Anderson's Journal, and extracts from the Journals of Clerks, Burney, Williamson, Edgar and King.
The innumerable footnotes etc.; in these volumes are a great source of information about names, biographical detail, places, names, discrepancies. Also the many maps.
James Cook Voyage towards the South Pole, Vol. 1 & 2. London 1777. Facsimile copy printed by the Libraries Board S. Australia, Adelaide, 1970.
Christine Holmes Captain Cook's Final Voyage - The Journal of Midshipman George Gilbert. Caliban Books, 1982.
Andrew David The Charts and Coastal Views of Captain Cook's Voyages. Vol. 1. The Voyage of the Endeavour, 1768 - 1771. Hakluyt Society, 1988.
Andrew David The Charts and Coastal Views of Captain Cook's Voyages. Vol. 2. The Voyage of Resolution and Adventure, 1771 - 1775. Hakluyt Society, 1992.


Updated:

30 November 1996


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