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Sir Francis Drake


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Sir Francis Drake
   was captain of   
The Golden Hind
Previously known as The Pelican, The Golden Hind was the first British ship to circumnavigate the globe.
Sir Francis Drake
      
Circumnavigated the World in 1577
In 1577 Sir Francis, who was famous for being a seaman, explorer and a pirate, was commissioned by Queen Elizabeth to sail around the world. He renamed his ship the Golden Hind.
The Golden Hind
   was famous for being   
The Flagship of Sir Francis Drake's Circumnavigation
And for the raid on Spanish shipping. Called the Pelican on the voyage changed to Golden Hind on return.






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