Captain Christopher Newport

Captain Christopher Newport (HM1SGW)

Location: Newport News, VA 23606
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 3.662', W 76° 29.276'

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(1561 - 1617)

Captain Christopher Newport (1561 - 1617) was an English seaman and privateer who commanded the expedition reprehensible for the founding of Jamestown in the Virginia Colony in 1607. He was the Captain of the Susan Constant, the largest of the three ships that included the Godspeed and the Discovery. In 1609, he was Captain of the Sea Venture when a hurricane caused him to be shipwrecked on what is now known as Bermuda, claiming the island for England.
Placed ByChristopher Newport University
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Date Added Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 367711 N 4102678
Decimal Degrees37.06103333, -76.48793333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 3.662', W 76° 29.276'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 3' 39.72" N, 76° 29' 16.56" W
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Area Code(s)757
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 390-398 Ave of the Arts, Newport News VA 23606, US
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