an English naval hero, knighted for his achievements and the Admiral of the Virginia Company. He achieved renown as part of an expedition led by Sir Amyas Preston that plundered Caracas and Coro in 1595 during the undeclared Anglo-Spanish War. He is remembered today as the founder of the English colony of Bermuda, also known as the Somers Isles. From a young age he became a skilled and well-known seaman and owned at least one ship.
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07/28/1609-Admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda 
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