Ship model HMS ENDEAVOUR, the expedition ship of James Cook 1768 

  

Ship model HMS ENDEAVOUR, the expedition ship of James Cook

   

Scale 1 : 60, length 85 cm, width 26 cm, height 71 cm,
More photos: of entire ship, of details. Click on the photos for high resolution pictures!

   

James Cook and his ship ENDEAVOUR

 
The ENDEAVOUR became famous as the expedition ship of James Cook on his first voyage. He set sail on 25 August 1768 from Plymouth to his study of the South Seas. On that journey he went to Tahiti, Tubuai and other islands, then to New Zealand, the northeast coast of Australia, and finally to Batavia. Via the Cape of Good Hope he returned to England, where he could throw anchors in the Downs on 12 July 1771.

  

In Wikipedia there are two fine articles on James Cook and his ship ENDEAVOUR.

 
The HMS ENDEAVOUR model, photos, description and dimensions
 

This model of HMS ENDEAVOUR is a small but beautiful piece of work. The ship model is 1 : 60 scale. Length is 85 cm, width 26 cm, height 71 cm.
The ship can be taken out of the stand, i.e. for transport.
 

Please take your time to have a good look at the set of photos. There are several views of the entire ship model taken from all directions, and several closer views of hull, deck and rigging.