James Cook

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English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)

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PIRATE radio station founder Captain Cooke sexually abused young girls while DJs broadcast in a room below, a woman claimed in court yesterday.
Glamorgan captain Cooke said after the crushing defeat: "It was always going to be a tough effort, and the belief was there, but they bowled really well and we could not match their intensity.
Captain Cooke made no mistake from 12 yards, sending former Yeovil goalkeeper Marek Stech the wrong way to give his side a slender advantage heading into the break.
In this nicely illustrated book, readers will can watch the construction of ten replicas (including a Greek trireme and Captain Cooke's Endeavour) and then go along on the sea trials to see how the ships perform.
Captain Cooke R.I.P.) -Gerry, Patsy and The Bennett's.