John ledyard author of a journal of captain cooks last voyage 1783 cooks account of his third and final voyage was completed upon their return by james king cooks own journal ended abruptly on 17 january 1779 but those of his crew were handed to the admiralty for editing before publication. He was active in many shore parties prepared many of the voyages charts and witnessed cooks death from the ships deck one of the few accounts from the consort vessel his journal provides new details and important thoughtful impressions of north and south pacific people and places. Home captain cooks final voyage the untold story from the journals of james burney and henry roberts captain cooks final voyage the untold story from the journals of james burney and henry roberts. Edited by james k barnett wsu press 2017 the british navy was outfitting ships for war against the upstart american colonies when captain james cook sailed from plymouth harbor in july 1776 for his third and final voyage. Captain cooks final voyage is paperback 7 x 10 344 pages and lists for 3495 it is available through bookstores nationwide direct from wsu press at 800 354 7360 or online at wsupresswsuedu
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