Shipwreck, Survival, and the Salvation of Jamestown
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||St. Martin's Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
In one of the most triumphant high sea stories ever told, Kieran Doherty brings to life the true story of the ship that rescued the Jamestown settlement in 1610 and ensured England's place in the New World. When the Sea Venture left England in 1609, it was flagship in a fleet of nine bound for Jamestown with roughly 600 settlers and badly needed supplies aboard. But after four weeks at sea, as the voyage neared its end, a hurricane devastated the fleet, leaving the Sea Venture...