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Captain James Cook

Click on the picture to learn a little about our most famous explorer.

Sitting on a bench on the East Cliff, next to St Mary's Church, looking out over the West Side, I explained to my eight year old daughter, (1996), that the statue opposite was in memory of James Cook, the most famous of all navigators and explorers. This was two days after a visit to the James Cook Museum in Stewart Park in Middlesbrough, with which she was totally unimpressed. I couldn't understand why she should be so disinterested. We walked over to the West Cliff to see the statue. Looking up she said:

"That's not Captain Kirk"

Captain James Kirk


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