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1542, Jun 151591, Sep 10
an English sailor who as captain of the Revenge, died at the Battle of Flores (1591), fighting heroically against overwhelming odds, and refusing to surrender his ship to the far more numerous Spanish. He was also a soldier, an armed merchant fleet owner, privateer, colonizer, and explorer.
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Ships:
  • Tiger, unknown typw, unknown guns
Treasure:
  • 1585, takes £50,000 from the Santa Maria aspart of the annual Treasure Fleet off Bermuda
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