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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Captain Cooke then made sure of the points when he drilled home a long-range drive 15 minutes from time.
In 1923, Yuquot, or Friendly Cove, was designated by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board because it is where Captain Cooke first sailed into Canada in 1778.