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James Davis (c. 1575 in England — February 16, 1623(?), at James City, Virginia) was an English ship captain and author. He was part of the group of the proprietary Virginia Company of Plymouth which established the short-lived Popham Colony near present-day Phippsburg, Maine in August of 1607. During his brief tenure in the New World, Captain Davis was involved in the construction of the Virginia, a pinnace built to demonstrate shipbuilding potential of the new colony. When the Popham Colony failed in 1608, Virginia was one of the vessels to carry the surviving colonists back to England.

Records suggest that Captain Davis and Virginia made at least one other Atlantic crossing, from England to the more successful Jamestown Settlement, a project of the Virginia Company of London. Virginia was apparently one of the two pinnaces in tow behind the seven large ships of the Third Supply mission to Jamestown, which left Plymouth in 1609. They encountered a 3 day storm thought to have been a hurricane, resulting in the shipwreck of the flagship of the fleet, the Sea Venture on an uninhabited archipelago (which was to become Bermuda) after the ships became separated. Virginia apparently survived the storm, and under the command of Captain James Davis, arrived in the Colony in October 1609, probably in tow behind one of the larger ships. At that time, Captain Davis assumed command of Fort Algernon at Point Comfort, where he survived the Starving Time of 1609-10. The Virginia disappears from records in 1610.

The date of his death is uncertain. Some sources believe Captain Davis was among those killed in the Indian Massacre of 1622 along the James River. However, his name is not listed on official lists of the victims of the Virginia Company. Other records indicate that he died on February 16, 1623 at his plantation in Virginia. However, there are also others who believe that he may have lived as much as 10 years longer.

Captain Davis is credited with being the author of Relation of a Voyage to Sagadahoc, 1607-1608. Captain James Davis, 1580 - 1623 at davisbeantrees.home.comcast.net

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Lean Six Sigma For Beginners - The Complete QuickStart Guide To Lean Six Sigma
2016 - Lean Six Sigma for Beginners - the Complete Quickstart Guide to Lean Six Sigma [Lean Six Sigma Healthcare, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781530241019
ISBN-10: 1530241014
Genre: Business & Money
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Sql SQL Programming For Beginners - The Ultimate Crash Course To Learning Basics Of SQL In 24 Hours Or Less
2016 - Sql Sql Programming for Beginners - the Ultimate Crash Course to Learning Basics of Sql in 24 Hours or Less [SQL Course, SQL Development, SQL Books] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781530139163
ISBN-10: 1530139163
Genres: Computers & Technology, Reference
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Classy Thoughts
2015 - Classy Thoughts (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781498432610
ISBN-10: 1498432611
Genre: Education & Teaching
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Eric Walrond A Life in the Harlem Renaissance and the Transatlantic Caribbean
Medieval Market Morality Life Law and Ethics in the English Marketplace 1200-1500
Catastrophism The Apocalyptic Politics of Collapse and Rebirth
2012 - Catastrophism the Apocalyptic Politics of Collapse and Rebirth [Spectre] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781604865899
ISBN-10: 160486589X
Genres: Business & Money, Politics & Social Sciences
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Noho
2011 - Noho (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781907954122
ISBN-10: 1907954120
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Nature and the Bible in Agreement With the Protestant Faith
2010 - Nature and the Bible in Agreement with the Protestant Faith (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780217024860
ISBN-10: 0217024866
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Pleasant Water
2009 - Pleasant Water (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781458842824
ISBN-10: 1458842827
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Go to Market
2009 - Go to Market (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780136060161
ISBN-10: 0136060161
Genre: Business & Money
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CPT Plus 2009 eBook PDF Format
2008 - Cpt Plus 2009 Ebook Pdf Format (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781570665370
ISBN-10: 1570665370
Genres: Medicine, Medical Books
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A Revolution in the Dark
2007 - A Revolution in the Dark (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780595455010
ISBN-10: 0595455018
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The Iron Puddler
2007 - The Iron Puddler (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781594626685
ISBN-10: 1594626685
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The Rowman and Littlefield Guide to Writing with Sources
2007 - The Rowman and Littlefield Guide to Writing with Sources (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780742554139
ISBN-10: 0742554139
Genre: Reference
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Civics Government and Economics in Action
2005 - Civics Government and Economics in Action [Florida Edition] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780131308718
ISBN-10: 0131308718
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Skateboarding Is Not a Crime 50 Years of Street Culture
2004 - Skateboarding Is Not a Crime 50 Years of Street Culture (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781417676545
ISBN-10: 141767654X
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Skateboard Roadmap
2000 - Skateboard Roadmap (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781858689180
ISBN-10: 185868918X
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38 Basic Joseki
1998 - 38 Basic Joseki [Elementary Go Series, Vol. 2 - Beginner and Elementary Go Books] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9784906574117
ISBN-10: 4906574114
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Life and Death
1996 - Life and Death [Beginner and Elementary Go Books] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9784906574131
ISBN-10: 4906574130
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Great Books and Small Groups
1961 - Great Books and Small Groups (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780029070406
ISBN-10: 0029070406
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Tv's Image of the Elderly A Practical Guide for Change
Tv's Image of the Elderly a Practical Guide for Change (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780669067644
ISBN-10: 0669067644
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Road to San Jacinto [BCL1-PS American Literature] (Other)