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  1. El capitán Tobias Furneaux (Swilly, cerca de Plymouth, 21 de agosto de 1735-19 de septiembre de 1781) fue un navegante inglés y oficial de la Royal Navy, que acompañó a James Cook en su segundo viaje de exploración. Fue el primer hombre en circunnavegar el mundo en ambas direcciones.

  2. Captain Tobias Furneaux (21 August 1735 – 18 September 1781) was a British navigator and Royal Navy officer, who accompanied James Cook on his second voyage of exploration. He was one of the first men to circumnavigate the world in both directions, and later commanded a British vessel during the American War of Independence .

  3. Tobias Furneaux was a British naval officer and explorer who was the first to circumnavigate the globe in both directions. On Capt. Samuel Wallis’s westerly-directed circumnavigation in the Royal Navy ship Dolphin (1766–68), Furneaux was among the first Europeans to reach Tahiti.

  4. Tobias Furneaux (1735-1781), navigator, was born on 21 August 1735 at the family estate, Swilly, near Plymouth, Devon, England, son of William Furneaux—believed to have been descended from a progenitor who accompanied William of Normandy in 1066—and his wife Susanna, née Willcocks.

  5. Tobias Furneaux was the commander of Adventure during James Cook's second voyage to the Pacific. Near Van Diemen's Land his vessel became separated from Cook in a fog. Whilst Cook sailed on to New Zealand, Furneaux travelled further north and sighted a group of islands off the south west cape of Tasmania on 9 March 1773.

  6. Cook's Officers And Crew And Contemporaries. Tobias Furneaux (1735-1781) Tobias Furneaux was born in Swilly, outside Plymouth, on 21 August, 1735, the second son of William and Susanna (née Willcocks) Furneaux. He entered the navy in his teens, and by 1755, was serving as a midshipman in HMS Marlborough.

  7. 13 de sept. de 2021 · The Polynesian ‘Prince’ Who Took 18th-Century England by Storm. A new nonfiction release revisits the life of Mai, the first Pacific Islander to visit Britain. Hampton Sides. September 13, 2021....