The shipwreck that saved Jamestown: the Sea Venture castaways and the fate of America

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Two experts in American history present this freshly researched account of the dramatic rescue of the Jamestown settlers.
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display_description Floundering from two years of warfare with Indians and dissent among the settlers, the Virginia Company was about to collapse. To rescue the doomed colonists and restore order, the company chose a new leader, Thomas Gates. Nine ships left Plymouth in the summer of 1609--the largest fleet England had ever assembled--and sailed into the teeth of a storm.... The inspiration for Shakespeare's The Tempest, the hurricane separated the flagship from the fleet, driving it onto reefs off the coast of Bermuda--a lucky shipwreck (all hands survived) which proved the turning point in the colony's fortune.--From publisher description.
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subject_facet Bermuda Islands -- History -- 17th century, Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 17th century, Jamestown (Va.) -- History -- 17th century, Seafaring life -- History -- 17th century, Shipwrecks -- Bermuda Islands -- History -- 17th century, Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
title_display The shipwreck that saved Jamestown : the Sea Venture castaways and the fate of America
title_full The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown The Sea Venture Castaways and the Fate of America, The shipwreck that saved Jamestown : the Sea Venture castaways and the fate of America / Lorri Glover and Daniel Blake Smith, The shipwreck that saved Jamestown [electronic resource] : the Sea Venture castaways and the fate of America / Lorri Glover and Daniel Blake Smith
title_short The shipwreck that saved Jamestown :
title_sub the Sea Venture castaways and the fate of America
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