Adventure! Endurance! Extraordinary Seamanship! Survival against the odds!

Captain Cook Memorial Museum Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby, North Yorkshire

The story begins at the handsome 17th century harbourside house now the Captain Cook Memorial Museum. This is where the great explorer, James Cook, came to serve his apprenticeship in Whitby in the year 1746. It belonged to Cook's master, the Quaker ship owner, Captain John Walker. When the young Cook was not at sea, he […]