By early June 1770, the Endeavour was sailing through the Great Barrier Reef. This was the most dangerous part of the voyage. Just before midnight on 11 June 1770, Endeavour hit a reef and stuck fast. The ship began filling with water and the crew spent the next 24 hours working nonstop to keep it afloat.
We will add more stories and perspectives that Indigenous people have shared with us — stories missed by those on the Endeavour — on 11 June 2020.