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To: DMaA who wrote (6231)11/25/2019 11:06:14 PM
From: isopatch   of 6398
That's correct. Read a riveting biography of Sir Frances Drake, some years ago, which covered the Armada saga in considerable detail. What a story?!

Drake was an incredible man. Among many other exploits, he was the first to captain a voyage around the world in a single trip. His ship had to be beached for extensive repairs on one of the Pacific Islands before it could complete the voyage back to England. He even lived to retire as a wealthy land owner and something of a wheeler dealer in real estate, not far from where he grew up.

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