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Briefly about the Portland:

Portland is located on the south coast of England, in Dorset. It is an island joined to the mainland by a tombolo (a sand spit that joins two pieces of land). Portland Bill is located at the southern end of the island and the Portland Bill Lighthouse is situated there. It is likely that this [...]

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Week 03 – Waiting on the wind

One week after the storm the Duke of York was still at the Isle of Wight, held there by ‘adverse winds’. Captain Morgan made use of the time to repair the ship and replenish his stores, providing fresh meat for both passengers and crew while he had the chance, but his passengers fretted at the delay.  He [...]

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