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Why did Captain Cook throw 6 of his 10 cannon into the sea at Great Barrier Reef, off the Australian coast in 1770?

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Why did Captain Cook throw 6 of his 10 cannon into the sea at Great Barrier Reef, off the Australian coast in 1770?
posted Mar 9 by Anil Chaurasiya

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To lighten it, as his ship was stuck on the reef

answer Mar 10 by Mohammad
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