<span>The Great Ship São Bento: remains from a mid-sixteenth century Portuguese wreck on the Pondoland coast</span>

Authors

  • C. Auret
  • T. Maggs Natal Museum

Abstract

This paper describes material recovered from a Portuguese wreck of about 1550. Remains include cannon, jewellery, ceramics and other items. The chronological evidence and the survivors' account of the shipwreck indicate that it was the wreck of the São Bento in 1554.

To cite this paper: Auret, C. & Maggs, T. 1982. The Great Ship São Bento: remains from a mid-sixteenth century Portuguese wreck on the Pondoland coast. Annals of the Natal Museum 25 (1): 1-39.

How to Cite

Auret, C., & Maggs, T. (2013). <span>The Great Ship São Bento: remains from a mid-sixteenth century Portuguese wreck on the Pondoland coast</span>. Southern African Humanities, 25(1), 1-39. Retrieved from http://sahumanities.org/ojs/index.php/SAH/article/view/86

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