Sea Venture Second interim report— part 2: the artefacts

  title={Sea Venture Second interim report— part 2: the artefacts},
  author={Allan J. Wingood},
  journal={International Journal of Nautical Archaeology},
  • Allan J. Wingood
  • Published 1 May 1986
  • History
  • International Journal of Nautical Archaeology
Introduction Sea Venture was an English emigrant ship of 300 tons. On 2 June 1609 as flagship of a fleet of nine vessels Sea Venture sailed from Plymouth, Devon with settlers and supplies for the infant colony of Jamestown, Virginia. Separated from the other ships six weeks later in a hurricane said to have inspired Shakespeare’s last play, ‘The Tempest’, she was stranded on Bermuda’s reefs, leading to the colonization of the island by the English in 1612. An interim report on the preliminary… 

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