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26th September 1580, Francis Drake completes a voyage around the world.

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2021-09-27 11:49:57

26th September 1580, Francis Drake completes a voyage around the world.

        Sir Francis Drake sailed from the British Port of Plymouth on five ships into the Pacific Ocean, through the Strait of Magellan, California bay, through the Philippine Islands, Strait of Malacca, India, Cape of Good Hope, and return to Plymouth port. It was a full trip around the world, taking 3 years.

        It was the first British expedition around the world which later became a maritime superpower.