Wednesday, August 10, 2011

August 10, 1519

Ferdinand Magellan sets sail in an attempt to sail around the world. He will take with him, five ships: the Trinidad, San Antonio, Concepcion, Santiago, and Victoria (right).

A little more than three years  later, the Victoria will be the only ship that completes the expedition, led by Magellan’s second in command after his death in the Philippines.

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