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Sir Francis Drake


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor, Privateer 
Date of Birth1540
First Known Service1567
Last Known Service28.1.1595/96
Date of Death28.1.1596 - Off the coast of Puerto Rico
Cause of DeathDysentry

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
15671569
Minion (9) 1523-1570
British 9 Gun
3rd Rate Unknown
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
23.9.1568 Action at San Juan d'Ullua 
1581 Appointed Knight Bachelor 
15851586
Bonadventure (47) 1567-1611
British 47 Gun
2nd Rate Galleon
0000 Renamed "Bonadventure"
, as Flag Officer, Admiral,
NRS157
1587 
Bonadventure (47) 1567-1611
British 47 Gun
2nd Rate Galleon
0000 Renamed "Bonadventure"
, Admiral, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
1588 
Revenge (43) 1577-1591
British 43 Gun
2nd Rate Galleon
, Vice-Admiral, and Commanding Officer
NRS157
5.158810.1588The Spanish Armada 
1589 
Revenge (43) 1577-1591
British 43 Gun
2nd Rate Galleon
, as Flag Officer, Admiral,
NRS157
15951596Commander of the Expedition to the West Indies  
159528.1.1595/96
Defiance (46) 1590-1613
British 46 Gun
Unrated Galleon
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603


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