Death of a young crew member of Captains Cook's Edeavour?
February 22, 2010
The Crew on the Endeavour
I have by chance found your wonderfully informative website and I am hoping you may be able to help me with my enquiry.
Would there be any information I could access relating to the death of a young crew member of Cook's Edeavour (possibly aged 11,12,13) who would have accidentally died on the ship, not through illness, but by
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I have a CD of Captain Cook's Journal 1768-71.
It lists all the crew under various headings, Captain, Officers, Warrant Officers, Petty Officers, Able Seamen
But I am not able to find anyone who fits your description.
There is a Peter Flower 18 who drowned at Rio de Janiero.
Do you have a name at all? then I might track him down.
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Sorry I am unable to help.