The Sea Venture Author:F. Van Wyck Mason The Enchanted Isle — Sailing from England in 1609, the Sea 'Venture, flagship of an expedition sent to relieve the starving colony of Jamestown, was wrecked off the dreaded "Isle of Devils", as Bermuda was then known to superstitious sailors. — The 150 passengers, men women and children, came from every walk of life - farmers, gentlemen, adventure... more »rs and jailbirds. None was prepared for the island that lay witin the encircling coral reefs. For instead of devils, savages and mermaids, the castaways found an uninhabited paradise.
The authentic and exciting story of how these strange companions fared in Bermuda and how some finally reached Jamestown is one of F. Van Wyck Mason's most compelling tales of dramatic history.« less