This plaque is to commemorate the men who built the Whitby ships 'Endeavour', 'Resolution', 'Adventure', 'Discovery'. used by Capt. James Cook R.N., F.R.S and also the men who sailed with him on the greatest voyages of exploration of all time 1768 - 1771 1772 - 1775 - 1776 - 1780 Unveiled in the presence of the High Commissioners of Australia and New Zealand on 26th August 1968 the bicentenary of his first voyage. "To strive, to seek, to find and not to yield"
Captain Cook Memorial Monument, East Terrace, Whitby
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on 26 August 1968