The Voyage of the Jaquet of Falmouth to the West Indies and Newfoundland 1585 – 1586

By K. R. Andrews, published February 1973


The destruction of the Jaquet by the French while in a bay in Newfoundland after a profitable voyage to the West Indies, the loss of everything including the ship, and a demand for compensation, complete with a list of all losses.  The French while searching for gold destroyed the ship.  The captain and master of the ship were lucky to escape with their lives, thanks to one French captain.

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Filed under: Tudors | Other (location)
Subjects include: Historic Vessels, Museums & Restoration | Manpower & Life at Sea | Navies | Strategy & Diplomacy

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