Author Results for Alan Roddie

Jacob, the Diver

By Alan Roddie

The Dutch marine diver, John Jacop Janson, (in English Jacob Johnson) was hired in 1620 to recover guns from a shipwreck near Waterford. He was later hired to recover guns and valuable cargo from ships wrecked in the Downs, near Dover, at the Needles and in Southern Ireland. In 1629 he had a warrant to […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | English Channel | North Sea | Other (Early Modern) | Shipwrecks
Subjects include: Administration