Ships from the Age of Sail and Steam

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Jesus of Lübeck: Roundship; 700 tons; Comp.: 300; Armament: 26 guns; Germany; 1544

Built for the Hanseatic League trade, she was a large and impressive vessel with high stern- and forecastles. Bought by Henry VIII in 1544, she was used on several English expeditions. As part of John Hawkins' expedition fleet, she was sunk near Mexico, together with Angel and Swallow, in a surprise attack by Spanish warships in 1568.
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