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Pirate Drake's Ties to Oregon Coast, Mystery Shipwreck Explored This Weekend

Published 03/03/2014

(Newport, Oregon) – Did Sir Francis Drake actually drop anchor off the central Oregon coast and not California? Was his real place of anchor covered up – and why? And is that mysterious shipwreck just north of Lincoln City connected to him? (Above: Whale Cove near Depoe Bay).

These questions and more will be addressed by central Oregon coast historian Bob Ward at a special presentation this weekend in Newport, at the Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center. The talk happens on March 9 at 5 p.m.

On his around-the-world voyage in 1579, Sir Francis Drake, the English explorer and privateer, came ashore on America’s West Coast and claimed it for England. He named it ‘New Albion’ (New Britain), and placed the local people under the protection of his Queen, Elizabeth I. This much, historians agree on.

Tangible proof of exactly where he landed remains elusive. While not universally accepted, the consensus among historians is that Drake landed in a cove now known as “Drakes’ Bay” north of Golden Gate in Marin County, California. Over twenty other locations have been advanced as Drake’s port, including the Manzanita area of the north Oregon coast. Wherever the site of Drake’s landing is, marks the birthplace of what was to become the British Empire.

Local historian Bob Ward, founder of the Drake in Oregon Society, has spent over 30 years researching Drake’s voyage. At his Newport appearance, Ward will make a compelling case for Whale Cove, just south of Depoe Bay, as the location of Drake’s landing.

Ward will document the veil of secrecy around Drake’s voyage. When the official account of the voyage was released almost ten years later, it placed Drake's anchorage near San Francisco. Bob Ward will present evidence that the official account was deliberately falsified in several places to keep secret Drake's search for the Pacific entrance to the fabled Northwest Passage.

Ward also reveals his plans to excavate what he thinks may be a small Spanish ship that Drake captured off Costa Rica. Ship and crew were to resume searching for the fabled passage after wintering on the Oregon coast. Bob explains how the wreck of this ship came to be buried beneath a tidal mud flat near the mouth of the Salmon River, just north of Lincoln City.

The Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center, is at 333 SE Bay Boulevard, Newport, Oregon. 541-265-7509. More about Newport at the Newport, Oregon Virtual Tour, Map.

Below: historic Whale Cove photo courtesy Lincoln County Historical Society.

Newport Martime Museum.

Part of Whale Cove

 

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A famous little family eatery where the seafood practically gets shuffled from the sea straight into your mouth. Soups and salads include many seafood specialties, including cioppino, chowders, crab Louie and cheese breads. Fish 'n' chips come w/ various fish. Seafood sandwiches with shrimp, tuna or crab, as well as burgers. Dinners like pan fried oysters, fillets of salmon or halibut, sautéed scallops.

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Breathtaking high panoramic beach views from oceanfront rooms, spacious family suites & fully equipped cottages.  Known for gracious hospitality, the sparkling clean Sea Horse features a heated indoor pool, dramatic oceanfront spa, great whale watching, free deluxe continental breakfast, conference room, free casino shuttle & HBO.  Fireplaces, private decks and spas are available in select rooms.  Close to shops, golf, fishing & restaurants.  Pets are welcome in select rooms.  Senior discounts.  Kids 18 and under stay free in their parent's room.  Very attractive rates.
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Lincoln City’s only resort hotel built right on the beach with all oceanfront rooms - nestled against a rugged cliffside overlooking a soft, sandy beach. Dine in penthouse restaurant and bar, for casual meal or candlelight dinner. An array of seafood specialties, juicy steaks and other Northwest favorites, including decadent Sunday buffet. Rooms range from bedrooms to studios to 1-bedroom suites with microwaves and refrigerators to full kitchens. Also, wi-fi, spa, saunas, exercise room and year-round heated swimming pool. Kids will love the game room and easy beach access. Full-service conference/meeting rooms for that inspirational retreat; extensive wedding possibilities.

Literally over 100 homes available as vacation rentals – all distinctive and carefully selected to be special. Find them in Yachats, Waldport, Newport, Nye Beach, Otter Rock, Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach, Lincoln Beach, Lincoln City, Neskowin, Pacific City, Tierra Del Mar and Rockaway Beach. Some pet friendly.

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