Charting His Own Course

LaManna, Bernadette
August 2009
New York State Conservationist;Aug2009, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p2
The article relates the four exploratory voyages of Henry Hudson in trying to find a new route to the Orient but found the New World which is now New York where the Hudson Bay was later named after him. The voyages of Hudson to North America includes the one on the boat Hopewell in 1608 then on the ship Half Moon. His fourth voyage was on the ship Discovery in 1610 where the crew members mutinied sending Hudson and his son John adrift in a small boat.


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