logo

Video encyclopedia

26/09/1580 Francis Drake returns after second circumnavigation in history

12:09

Drake's Round the World Voyage

40:05

Drake's Secret Voyage

3:30

Francis Drake Circumnavigates the World - mysimpleshow

Drake’s galleon, the Golden Hind, anchored in Plymouth with Drake and his 59 remaining crewmen aboard. The ship was full of spices and captured Spanish treasures. Golden Hind was second vessel to complete the circumnavigation. First was Spanish carrack Victoria, captained first by Ferdinand Magellan and later by Juan Sebastián Elcano.