Drake began with 5 ships for his voyage He led his crew into the Strait of

Drake began with 5 ships for his voyage he led his

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Spanish ship and to explore the Northwestern part of North America. Drake began with 5 ships for his voyage. He led his crew into the Strait of Magellan. By the time he reached the other side of the Strait, which was the Pacific Ocean, he realized that his ship was the only one left. He lost the 4 ships in a storm. He continued ahead in the storm, in his ship which is known as the Gold Hind, sailing along Chile and Peru. This is where he captured a ship of spices Spanish treasures for the Queen. While sailing back to England, he traveled to Moluccas, Celebes, Java, and even around the Cape of Good Hope. Drake returned to Plymouth in 1581 with 56 men, where he was
knighted by the Queen. He was the 2 nd to circumnavigate the globe, but the 1 st Englishman to do so. After his completion of his circumnavigation, Drake was given a command to sail to the West Indies and Florida to plunder Spanish ports. He destroyed many vessels of the Spanish. In 1589, he failed an expedition to Portugal. Drake went back to England. After a few years, Queen Elizabeth sent him on another expedition. He failed. He became sick with dysentery and a fever. He then died in January 1956 in Puerto Bello. His body is buried at sea. In comparison, Magellan and Drake both discovered that they had an interest in sailing youths. As they began their voyage, they started off with five ships. As they sailed into a strait, they each took a loss of ships due to a winter storm. Both Magellan and Drake stopped in the Philippines. They also encountered spices. Drake encountered the spices himself, but Magellan’s crew encountered the spices that he had set out to discover in the first place. It also took each of them 3 years to complete their circumnavigation. They each went through many obstacles. Each of

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