Decription of "The Sea Venture"

Started by Erica Howton on Saturday, December 25, 2010


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12/25/2010 at 10:27 AM

I just uploaded a PDF file of this page:

Excerpt from Samuel Jordan's journal entry about being wrecked on "The Sea Venture" in 1609.


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6/2/2013 at 6:38 AM

@ note-The above cited info. by mr.Howton is unavailable ?/? However, in my numberous notes there is a fair description which will be posted later. Reguardless, It was the flag ship of the nine vesel convoy & did not join the eight other London ships until they arrived in Plymouth. In defiance of orders Gates, Sommers,Newport,Strachey & others chose Sea Venture because it was the newest, bigest and most sea worthy. ...After the wreck of SEAVENTURE on Bermuda ,Strachey wrote home about the details & Shakespeare published THE TEMPEST in 1623...Read James town narratives -Ed.--Edward W. Haile---g.eason

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6/2/2013 at 6:56 AM

@ adde. Ironically ,the Gates (third relief ) convoy of nine ships including the SEAVENTURE lost sight of Landsend England on June 2nd 1609. g.e.

6/2/2013 at 1:50 PM

The link must have been moved - this happens on the Internet.

Here's the document as a "snapshot" on the project

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