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At least four ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Adventure: The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom is the senior service of the armed services, being the oldest of its three branches. ...

  • The first Adventure, was a coller ship that accompanied HMS Resolution on a voyage to the South Pacific. She was captained by Tobias Furneaux. Adventure Bay is named after her.
  • The third Adventure, was a scout cruiser.

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HMS Resolution (Cook) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (647 words)
Resolution and Adventure with fishing craft in Matavai Bay by William Hodges, painted 1776, shows the two ships at anchor in Tahiti in August 1773.
HMS Resolution was a sloop of the Royal Navy, the ship in which Captain James Cook made his second and third voyages of exploration in the Pacific.
When she sailed from Plymouth on July 13, 1772 with HMS Adventure, her complement totalled 112, including 20 volunteers who had sailed on Cook's first voyage in HMS Endeavour in 1768–1771.
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