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Jesus of Lubeck

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Jesus of Lubeck

Postby Anatol » Thu Feb 21, 2013 6:55 pm

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The Jesus of Lubeck was a carrack Lübeck, which was sold in 1540 by the City of Lübeck to King Henry VIII of England to reinforce the Royal Navy. Until 1568 it did as Jesus of Lubeck (The Jesus of Lubeke) under the flag of England in service.
Carracks were a mixed type. They were designed as war and as merchant ships and could be used as in the other functions in one. With four masts and a displacement of 700 tonnes was the Jesus of Lubeck to the larger ships of her time. It was probably built around 1540 in Lübeck on the Lastadie and had a length of 91 ½ Lübeck's Ellen a width of 19 ½ yards.
Henry VIII had purchased in 1514 from the Lübeck Carvel Salvator to reinforce its fleet, which had already fallen but shortly after taking over the English Channel, west of Calais. The Jesus of Lubeck proved far happier than for the English ship that good twenty years remained on active duty in the Royal Navy. In August 1545 she took against Shoreham-by-Sea in the first row participated in the naval engagement with the French fleet. After being used as a warship in the British fleet, the Jesus of Lubeck by Queen Elizabeth I in 1563, where civilian charter and went first in trade with Guinea and the West Indies. 1564 she became the flagship of the privateer John Hawkins and came under the British flag used im Sklavenhandel and in privateering against the Spanish gold and silver fleets plying between Spain and the New World. In an unhappy extending joint venture Hawkins and his cousin Francis Drake came on 23 September 1568 on the narrow roads of the Mexican forts of San Juan de Ulúabei La Antigua Veracruz to a fight with the starch significantly superior units of the Spanish fleet, escaped at the Drake on the Judith and Hawkins on the Minion with only these two ships could.Аnyway now restricted in their seaworthiness Jesus of Lubeck was abandoned in favor of seaworthy ships as a ball and catch some of the abandoned English teams fell with her in Spanish hands. By the Spaniards, the ship was sold again at a price of 601 ducats.
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