What did Captain James Cook take on his sea voyages, as experience had taught him that it was an effective preventative of scurvy (containing vitamin C and lactobacilli)?
Germany continued providing sauerkraut to sailors after the British Royal Navy had switched to limes. British sailors had the nickname "Limey", and German sailors became known as "Krauts".
When Lieutenant, later Captain, James Cook sailed for the Pacific Ocean in 1768 what had the voyage been commissioned to achieve?
Why did Captain James Cook give the name "The Sandwich Islands" to the Hawaiian Islands on his discovery of them on 18 January 1778?