The Golden Hinde

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The Golden Hinde

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Detail from The Golden Hinde


Drake’s voyage between 1577 and 1580 made his reputation and a fortune.

The Golden Hinde voyage remains one of the most extraordinary adventures of all time combining many of the ingredients of a bestselling story.

Francis Drake was a Devon man who captained the “Golden Hinde” (pronounced – ‘hiynId’) (or Golden Hind), an English “Race Galleon” type of ship out of Plymouth, England to become the first Captain and the First English captain to circumnavigation the globe.


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By Gordon Frickers 20 x 25 cms (8″ x 10″), Oils, stolen by Marie Sportouch, last heard of in Rotterdam…

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