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James Cook
Birth: Oct. 27, 1728
Marton (Middlesbrough)
North Yorkshire, England
Death: Feb. 14, 1779
Kealakekua
Hawaii County
Hawaii, USA

Navigator, Explorer, Mapmaker. Mapped the coast of Newfoundland and later explored much of the Pacific basin. "Discovered" Hawaii in 1778 and named them the Sandwich Islands, after the voyage's sponsor, the Earl of Sandwich. On a later visit he was killed by native Hawaiians. It is presumed that his bones were later given to the Royal Navy and returned to Britain. 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  James Cook (1763 - 1794)*
  Nathaniel Cook (1764 - 1780)*
  Hugh Cook (1776 - 1793)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kealakekua Bay *
Captain Cook
Hawaii County
Hawaii, USA
*Former burial location
 
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Record added: Jul 15, 2000
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James Cook
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James Cook
Added by: Mike R. Vining, SGM USA (Retired)
 
James Cook
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RIP.
- Sanshl
 Added: Feb. 14, 2014
Captain James Cook: you are a true adventurer in all of your explorations throughout the world in the 1700s. may you rest in peace!
- MFPS
 Added: Feb. 14, 2014

- Blackwasp
 Added: Feb. 14, 2014
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