Bark Endeavour Departing Whitby

Bark Endeavour Departing Whitby. Original Oil Painting of the replica of James Cooks ship Bark Endeavour departing from the Yorkshire seaside town of Whitby, accompanied by the Whitby lifeboat and other vessels.  Painted on wooden panel 68.5 X 49 cm. This artwork is framed and signed by Roger on the front and back of the panel.

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Bark Endeavour Departing Whitby   is currently available as a  1000 piece jigsaw puzzle by Gibsons.

Whitby is split by the River Esk. On the East Cliff, overlooking the North Sea is the the ruined Gothic Whitby Abbey, which inspired Bram Stoker’s “Dracula”. Also shown is the the Church of St. Mary, reached by the famous 199 steps.

Originally named the Earl of Pembroke, the one hundred and sixty eight ton bark was purchased by the Royal Navy and renamed the Endeavour Bark. She sailed from Plymouth in  August 1768 commanded by James Cook with 94 souls inboard to begin her epic voyage of discovery of Australia and New Zealand.