Digital Library

Spanish Wreck (Circa 1575)

Ricardo Borrero L and Filipe Castro


Country: Bermuda

Type: Unknown

Identified: No

Dated: Circa 1575

History of the shipwreck

Found by Teddy Tucker in Bermuda this wreck consisted of a large portion of a hull extending over an area of 14 x 8.5 m.  Mendel Peterson dated the wreck from the period between 1560 and 1580.  No data on these remains subsists in spite of its large hull remains of which a picture was published in the National Geographic Magazine.


Smith, Roger. 1978. New World Shipwrecks, 1500-1800: A Compendium of Sites Salvaged or Excavated.