Chief of Navy Welcomes HMB Endeavour Find

September 23, 2018 – The Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan, AO, RAN, says confirmation that Australian and US marine archaeologists have found the wreck of Captain Cook’s ship HMB (His Majesty’s Bark) Endeavour adds a significant page to Australia’s maritime history. The Endeavour has been located in Narragansett Bay, off Newport, Rhode Island following an extensive search by experts from the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) and the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP). The ship, which Captain James Cook sailed to Australia in 1770, was scuttled by…

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