Memorial: M5546

Statue in St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia depicting Captain James Cook RN d. 1779

Location

Sea front, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, Rest of the World

Transcript

'CAPTAIN COOK / H.M.S. ENDEAVOUR / AUGUST 23RD 1768', 'PRESENTED BY / ANDREW STENHOUSE / 3RD DECEMBER 1914'

Details

Description: Cook in uniform, rolled chart under left arm. A list of the crew of 'Endeavour' on the pedestal.
Type: Statue
Position: Jacka Boulevarde, Catani Gardens
Materials: Bronze
Date Erected: 1914
Artists: John Tweed
Vessel: HMS Endeavour

People

Cook, James
Age: 51
Date of Death: 14/2/1779
Cause of Death: Killed by indigenous people
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Copy of the statue at Whitby.

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