Did Barbary Pirates visit Devon?
They did visit Iceland
Pirates, Privateers & Corsairs
Why not look at the history and biographies of the well
known Pirates, Privateers & Corsairs
The Hospital ships of the Amada 1588
There were two ships in the Armada of 1588 called San Pedro the other was
known as San- Pedro-el Menor both were Urcas/Carracks of about 500 to 581
tons. The larger San Pedro-el-Mayor was part of Squadron of Hulks Commanded
by Don Juan Gomez de Medina. It had 29/30 guns and a crew of 28 mariners and
also113 Soldiers on board.
The story of women on board Royal Navy Ships at the time of Trafalgar
were women on board RN ships before and during the battle of Trafalgar. They
ranged from the wives of Captains and Officers. One or two Captains were
reprimanded for taking women on board but many were not.
To Sail no more (The story of a West Country Ketch
It took less than a minute for the brick
to zig zag its way to the sea floor where it landed with a gentle silent
thud, it threw up a cloud of silt disturbing a small fish scavenging for
morsels in the fine sand. There were many bricks that found their way to a
watery grave that day but it was the only one to hit an object that had laid
there undisturbed for well over 3,500 years.
Tin Ingots in the Erme Estuary
Where did the tin ingots, found in the Erme come from?