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Lieutenant's certificate for James Cook

Lieutenant's certificate for James Cook.

In pursuance, etc of the 6th May 1768, we have examined Mr. James Cook who by certificate appears to be more than 39 years of age, & find he has gone to sea more than 11 years in the Ships and qualities undermentioned (viz)

Ship Quality
Y M W D
Eagle Able seaman 0 1 1 2
Eagle Master's mate 0 7 0 3
Eagle Master's mate 1 4 3 2
Solebay Master 0 1 1 5
Pembroke Master 1 11 3 3
Northumberland Master 3 1 3 0
Grenville schooner Master 3 12 3 5
Total 11 2 0 6

He produceth Journals kept by himself in the Eagle, Nothumberland, and Certificates from Captains Craig, Palliser and Bateman of his diligence, etc. He can splice, knot, reef a sail, etc and is qualified to do the duty of an Able Seaman and Midshipman. Dated 13 May 1768.

G.C. Captain Robert Man, Captain Abraham North.

This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.