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The replica HMB ENDEAVOUR, an exact working rebuild of the original ship sailed by Captain James Cook to discover New Zealand and Australia's east coast. Built in Western Australia, this is taken at it's home port at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour, Sydney. 8 August 2010, C: M.R.Miller.

An exact working rebuild of the the HMB Endeavour sailed by Cook to discover New Zealand and Australia's east coast is moored at the Australian National Maritime Museum.

Buzzing: Archaeologists Believe Theyve Found Captain Cooks Ship Endeavour

Archaeologists Say They've Found Captain Cook's 'Endeavour'

"Leeuwin" Tall Ship, Port of Fremantle, Australia

"Leeuwin" Tall Ship, Port of Fremantle, Australia

Schooner off Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island, Acadia National Park, Maine.  Photo Greg in Maine via Flickr

Schooner off Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island, Acadia National Park, Maine. Photo Greg in Maine

The bark  Endeavour.     In which James Cook   commanded on his first journey of exploration. She was originally a coal carrier but was totally revamped by the navy for the voyage to plot the transit of Venus and then to find new lands....the rest is history

The bark Endeavour. In which James Cook commanded on his first journey of exploration. She was originally a coal carrier but was totally revamped by the navy for the voyage to plot the transit of Venus and then to find new lands.

The replica of Captain Cook's ship HM Bark Endeavour arrives in Sydney Harbour after a 13 month 13,300 nautical mile circumnavigation of Australia.

The replica of Captain Cook's ship HM Bark Endeavour arrives in Sydney Harbour after a 13 month nautical mile circumnavigation of Australia. The Endeavour was the ship Cook sailed on his first voyage to Australia.

Eclectica: The Batavia Shipyard

In 1628 the newly built Dutch East India Company ship Batavia sailed for the Dutch East Indies to collect spices.

HMS Warrior (1860) and her sister ship, HMS Black Prince, were the first armour-plated, iron-hulled warships. Now a museum ship based in Portsmouth, UK.

HMS Warrior and her sister ship, HMS Black Prince, were the first armour-plated, iron-hulled warships. Now a museum ship based in Portsmouth, UK.

Captain James Cook. Watercolour on ivory miniature in gold frame.  Find more detailed information about this image: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=431489  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales: www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Watercolour on ivory miniature in gold frame. Find more detailed information about this image: acms. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales: www.

A number of linguists, anthropologists and others have formally documented a common Aboriginal myth occurring across Australia. Predecessors of the myth tellers encounter a mythical, exotic (most often English) character who arrives from the sea, bringing western colonialism, either offering gifts to the performer's predecessors or bringing great harm upon the performer's predecessors.

26 Reasons Teesside Is The Most Glorious Part Of The North-East

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