In Pictures: HM Bark Endeavour reaches dizzying new heights

A full scale replica of HM Bark Endeavour has been lifted over the Tees Barrage en route from Stockton to a dry dock in Middlesbrough.

(Owen Humphreys/PA)
(Owen Humphreys/PA)

The original craft was commanded by Lieutenant James Cook when he charted New Zealand and discovered the eastern coast of Australia.

(Owen Humphreys/PA)
(Owen Humphreys/PA)

After the refit, the vessel will head down the North East coast to Whitby, where it is expected to become a major tourist attraction for the Yorkshire seaside resort.

(Owen Humphreys/PA)
(Owen Humphreys/PA)
(Owen Humphreys/PA)
(Owen Humphreys/PA)
(Owen Humphreys/PA)
(Owen Humphreys/PA)
(Owen Humphreys/PA)
(Owen Humphreys/PA)
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