No, Captain Cook's Ship Hasn't Been Found Yet
What we know and don't know about the wreck of the H.M.B. Endeavour.
In the leadup to a press conference held Wednesday in Providence, Rhode Island, news headlines around the world were announcing the possible discovery of the H.M.B. Endeavour, made famous when Captain James Cook sailed it around the world in the later 18th century, charting the east coast of Australia for the first time.
However, according to data presented by the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP), a non-profit organization that presented their research at the press conference and is heading up the search for the wreck, the remains of the Endeavour have yet to be located or identified. Here's what we know:
Captain Cook commanded the British Royal Navy bark Endeavour on his first