2012-06-14 / Letters to the Editor

Magellan was first, not Capt. James Cook

The first circumnavigation of the globe was carried out by the Magellan expedition between 1519 and 1522, and not by James Cook as stated in the story about the finding of the wreck of the Endeavour (Long-lost ship Endeavor located,” June 7).

Graeme J.W. Smith Newport

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