Discovery

Discovery, famous ship belonging to the East India Company, which first sailed into the Arctic under the command of George Weymouth in 1602. The same ship was used by Henry HUDSON to explore Hudson Bay in 1610. Hudson was cut

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Captain George Nares took the Discovery past 82\u00ba N latitude before settling into winter quarters (albumen print courtesy Library and Archives Canada/C-52573).

Discovery

Discovery, famous ship belonging to the East India Company, which first sailed into the Arctic under the command of George Weymouth in 1602. The same ship was used by Henry Hudson to explore Hudson Bay in 1610. Hudson was cut adrift, but his ship and 8 of his mutinous crew survived the passage home. James Cook and George Vancouver sailed different ships of the same name.