The Endeavour (inˈdevɐ) was the sailing boat James Cooks, with which he undertook his first discovery journey between 1768 and 1771. The Endeavour is often called “bark”, what itself in its case howevernot to the Takelage, but to the building method of the trunk (complete form with flat soil) refers. Getakelt was it as Vollschiff.
The English Royal Society bought the small coal ship “Earl OF Pembroke” in April 1768 for 2800 Pound and baptized it in “Endeavour” (dt.:Effort, effort) over. Commander became an up to then unknown second lieutenant James Cook. This had also recommended the Royal Society to convert a coal ship for the expedition. These vehicles had worked satisfactorily in the North Sea and James Cook could do them from its time as an attendant in thatTrading vessel travel.
Them were 368 tons largely, very slowly, but with a flat trunk practical for expeditions into unknown waters, which permitted, to set the ship if need be for repairs on the beach. The large loading space seized provisions and equipment for 18 months. To 26. August 1768 ran out the “Endeavour” from Plymouth . On board were 94 persons and above all astronomical instruments, with whom the Venusdurchgang should be observed. For this purpose an observatory should be established and measured to the Venusdurchgang on Tahiti.
Young nod from Jürgen Seidel, published in the Beltz and yellow suppl. publishing house
Web on the left of
- journal OF James Cook's roofridge Pacific Voyage, 1768-1771) diaries and reports on a journey of James Cook, Joseph bank, Sydney Parkinson and John Hawkesworth (English)
- walter Bersinger: James Cook and the measurement of the solar system in the pdf - format with detailed part for Endeavour expedition
- the Endeavour replica high-sea-usual reproduction of the Endeavour, operated of the 'H.M. Bark Endeavour Foundation', Australia