1 edition of Discovering Francis Drake"s California harbor found in the catalog.
Discovering Francis Drake"s California harbor
by Drake Navigators Guild in Palo Alto, CA (2605 Waverley St., Palo Alto 94306)
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 69-72).
|Statement||Raymond Aker and Edward Von der Porten|
|Contributions||Von der Porten, Edward P., Drake Navigators Guild|
|LC Classifications||F864 .A43 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||73|
by Sir Francis Drake. (Voyage of ) compiled by Drake’s nephew, Francis Drake, from the journal of the ship’s chaplain, Frances Fletcher, and others; published excerpts: Nova Albion (California), In 38 deg. 30 min. we fell with a convenient and fit harbor,1. Few sea voyages are as famous as that of the Golden Hind, privateer Francis Drake’s around-the-world voyage that ended with his arrival into England’s Plymouth harbor in Along with being a remarkable feat of seamanship, the world’s second circumnavigation, among other achievements, was the first to map large portions of North America’s western coast.
Pre-Colonial California Sir Francis Drake in Central California, by Justin Ruhge. The voyage of the Englishman Sir Francis Drake in from England to South America and then by way of the Straits of Magellan, discovered by the Captain of that name in , was the second circumnavigation of the world, which made a profound impression on the haughty and overly secure Spanish. It led. SAN FRANCISCO March 9 — After a six‐month journey from Plymouth, England, a ‐foot‐long reproduction of Sir Francis Drake's ship, the Golden Hind, anchored off San Francisco Harbor .
Historical Context. Sir Francis Drake, one of the great maritime navigators in history, also helped kick-start the English colonization of the Americas when he landed in what is now northern California in Drake was undertaking the second circumnavigation of the Earth when he landed on the Pacific coast of the Americas. He claimed the entire territory for the English Crown, naming it New. DRAKE'S BAY. "The bay was formerly known as Sir Francis Drake's Bay. This is the Puerto de San Francisco of the Spaniards as far back as It has been a question whether Sir Francis Drake anchored and "trimmed" his ship in this bay or in San Francisco Bay ; a careful weighing of evidence is clearly adverse to its being in the latter.
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Several of my books on California can be seen on my Amazon Author Page. In Brief. The precise spot where Sir Francis Drake apparently landed his ship, the Golden Hind, in for repairs on the Point Reyes coast, remains a mystery today.
Drake’s ship was literally sinking with the weight of plundered Spanish silver. In this lively and engaging new biography, Harry Kelsey shatters the familiar image of Sir Francis Drake. The Drake of legend was a pious, brave, and just seaman who initiated the move to make England a great naval power and whose acts of piracy against his country’s enemies earned him a knighthood for patriotism.
Kelsey paints a different and far more interesting picture of Drake as an 5/5(1). Kelleher’s theory, laid out in a handsome, self-published book, “Drake’s Bay: Unraveling California’s Great Maritime Mystery,” is that the most widely accepted Nova Albion latitude of The present copy appears to be unique; we reproduce only the title page.
The World Encompassed by Sir Francis Drake,is the first detailed account of the "famous voyage"; it adds very much to the Hakluyt is a compilation from several sources, the most important of which is the journal of Francis Fletcher, the chaplain on board the Golden Hind.
In a new scholarly book, Thunder Go North, to be published next week, Melissa Darby, an archaeologist from Portland State University, argues that Drake likely never made it. Landing in California. Like most early explorations, mainly Spaniards, Drake's harbor was not marked by a large, permanent marker that could be found by future visitors.
Instead, smaller pieces of physical and documentary evidence lead to the identity of Drake's landing site. Scholars find uncertainty over Drake's landing site "a little strange since most of the voyage and layovers are described in such satisfying detail by Francis Fletcher.". Sir Francis Drake claims California for England During his circumnavigation of the world, English seaman Francis Drake anchors in a harbor just north of present-day San Francisco, California.
"The Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake" S. Bewlf. Successful slaver, intrepid buccaneer, and famous explorer, Sir Francis Drake is with out question one of the most colorful and exciting characters in maritime history. The book's main focus is on Drake's secret exploration of the Pacific Northwest in search of the famed Northwest Passage.4/5(43).
About the Author. EDWARD P. VON DER PORTEN (–), author of. The German Navy in World War II and Discovering Francis Drake’s California Harbor., was a naval historian, nautical archaeologist, museum director, educator, and a longtime member of the Drake Navigators Guild.
Following the Indians in the Search for Drake's Lost Harbor After more than one hundred years of attention not a shred of solid evidence has linked Francis Drake to the San Francisco region, let alone Drakes Bay.
Drake Latitudes: DNG. DETERMINATION OF LATITUDE BY FRANCIS DRAKE ON THE COAST OF CALIFORNIA IN 'S NOVA ALBION ANNEX. The Drake Navigators Guild. Their Position on the Latitude and Location of the California Drake Landing Site.
After conducting and publishing my own independent study of the problems of. On Saturday, Sept. 16, the guild’s president, Ed Von der Porten, a nautical historian and archaeologist whose co-authored book “Discovering Francis Drake’s California Harbor” depicts the story of the landing, will host an event for the Nicasio Historical Society that includes an illustrated presentation and a modest hike to Drakes Cove—where Drake anchored his ship—at low tide.
Discovering Francis Drake’s California Harbor. Raymond Aker (). Report of Findings Relating to Identification of Sir Francis Drake’s Encampment at Point Reyes National Seashore. Marin County’s claim to Sir Francis Drake’s famous landfall in is being called into question in a new book that asserts the English seafarer landed in Oregon.
The Guild's work is most easily accessible in its eighty-page book, Discovering Francis Drake's California Harbor. The book tells the story of Drake's voyage `round the world, his visit to California, the story of the previous fifty years of research that established the location of his activities on this coast.
The book's bibliography lists the Guild's specialized monographs that give the details of the research. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
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Introduction This is the first supplement to the publication, A Bibliography of Early California and Neighboring Territory Through This supplement contains .Inwith two ships and 73 men, Drake set out on the first of his famous marauding expeditions.
He took the town of Nombre de Dios on the Isthmus of Panama, captured a ship in the harbor of Cartagena, burned Portobelo, crossed and recrossed the isthmus, and .Overview of the Collection. Sir Francis Drake, English explorer and naval strategist, circumnavigated the earth from During these travels, Drake visited the Caribbean and the Pacific claiming a portion of California for Queen Elizabeth and waging battles against the Spanish.