Golden Hind, Brixham, South Devon

Golden Hind, Brixham, South Devon

Ship in which Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world

Replica of the ship in which Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world in the late sixteenth century.

'On December 13th 1577 Franics Drake, 10 officers and some 60 men onboard the Golden Hind together with four other smaller ships secretly slipped their moorings in Plymouth and embarked on a voyage which was to go down in history ...' (Information on board ship)

If you're interested in the life of Sir Francis Drake then head over to Buckland Abbey near Plymouth. Now a National Trust property, Buckland Abbey was Drake's home after he found fame and fortune. See also the Golden Hind in London.

 

Location of the Golden Hind

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