Tall Ship Endeavour. Captain Cook sailed her on famous South Pacific voyages. He landed at Botany Bay to plant the British flag in 1770 in Australia. Was he first to discover Australia. Of course not but was first to claim it.

Another image and link to information about the 1994 built replica of Captain James Cook's bark Endeavour. He mapped much of Australia's East Coast in sailing on the original ship built as a coal carrier in

Captain James Cook became the first European to visit the Hawaiian Islands on Jan 18, 1778.

Australian Perth 2013 Land Down Under #3 Captain James Cook $1 Pure Silver Proof

Captain James Cook November 1728 – 14 February was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy.

Chinese miner Ballarat.  In 1854, not long after the news of the Gold discoveries in Victoria reached the British Colony of Hong Kong large numbers of Chinese diggers began to arrive to seek their fortune on the Gold Fields.

PHOTO: IMMIGRANTS ON THE GOLDFIELDS: Chinese miner Ballarat. In not long after the news of the Gold discoveries in Victoria reached the British Colony of Hong Kong large numbers of Chinese diggers began to arrive to seek their fortune on the Gold Fields.

First Cobb and Co On this day …….. 30th of January 1854 On this day in 1854, Cobb & Co’s horse drawn coaches made their first run, departing Melbourne for the Forest Creek diggings (now Castlemaine) and Bendigo. The network of routes was quickly expanded to deal with increased demand in the growing colony of Victoria. Initially a passenger […]

of January 1854 On this day in Cobb & Co’s horse drawn coaches made their first run, departing Melbourne for the Forest Creek diggings (now Castlem…

In 1768 Lieutenant James Cook left England on-board the Endeavour on his first sea exploration of the Pacific Ocean.He carried secret instructions from the British Admiralty  to chart the coastline of a large land believed to exist in the southern latitudes.He circumnavigated  New Zealand and soon sailed into Botany Bay, Australia. 1st Executive's Interim managers represent a ‘fast start’ opportunity for companies to execute change, new strategies or a host of business execution challenges.

In 1768 Lieutenant James Cook left England on-board the Endeavour on his first…

British Anniversaries 1s9d Stamp (1968) Captain Cook's Endeavour and Signature

1968 - British Anniversaries - First Voyage of Discovery

03 December - The Battle of the Eureka Stockade is held near Ballarat, Victoria   - ** Click for more & please share

This painting shows the final minutes of the Eureka Stockade battle, Australia's largest armed uprising. That history is borrowed in chapter

The Australian gold rushes changed the convict colonies into more progressive cities with the influx of free emigrants. These hopefuls, termed diggers, brought new skills and professions, contributing to a burgeoning economy. The mateship that evolved between these diggers and their collective resistance to authority led to the emergence of an unique national identity. Although not all diggers found riches on the goldfields, many decided to stay and integrate into these communities

An Australian Gold Diggings, Edwin Stockqueler, 1829 - 1900 - Australian gold rushes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Australian Gold Rush - Diggers (State Library of NSW)

This old photo shows men and boys digging for gold in the Australian gold rush. The novel's latter chapters take place amid the gold rush and feature rebellious prospectors called "diggers.

Eureka Stockade at the Ballarat goldfields in 1854

Hundreds of men encircle flag pole with Eureka flag at the top.

Captain James Cook (1728–1779) formerly claimed eastern Australia for Great Britain, naming it New South Wales, on this day 21st August, 1770

Captain James Cook formerly claimed eastern Australia for Great Britain, naming it New South Wales, on this day August, 1770

Captain James Cook (7 November 1728 – 14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy. Cook made detailed maps of Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, during which he achieved the first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands, and the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand.

Captain James Cook November 1728 – 14 February was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy.

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