Luis Fernández de Córdoba
Soldier and sailor Luis Fernández de Córdoba was in command of the Tierra Firme fleet in 1606. In September 1606, forced by Philip III, who wished to receive the riches coming from the Indies, he set sail in bad weather and lost 4 galleons in the Bahama Channel.
Ships with references to Luis Fernández de Córdoba
Galleon which departed Havana (CUB) bound for Spain. She sunk in The Bahamas in 1606 due to a hurricane. This ship captained by Martín Ormaechea carried riches. She belonged to The Tierra Firme Fleet.