Lewes in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
H.M. Brig DeBraak
James Drew Commander Thomas Burr Armorer
Thomas Hickson Lieutenant Thomas Albrook Seaman
William Arundele Midshipman John Bernard Seaman
William Hearle Midshipman William Brookbank Seaman
William Hurlstone Midshipman William Buss Seaman
John Hyfield Midshipman William Day Seaman
Simon Rumbold Gunner Edward Edwards Seaman
William Howard Carpenter John Mills Seaman
Edward Redman Carpenter John Morris Seaman
William Wade Purser John
John White Surgeon James Hudd Boy
William Cooper Cook James Mann Boy
William Satterly Carpenter's Mate Jacob Hamilton Marine
William Randele Carpenter's Crew Thomas Peary Marine
John Breach Ship's Barber William Tozer Marine
Richard Mitchele Captain's Clerk James Woodington Marine
Thomas Davenport Ward Room Steward
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 38° 46.436′ N, 75° 8.338′ W. Marker is in Lewes, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is on Kings Highway (U.S. 9N) near 3rd Street, on the left when traveling north. Located at the Zwaanendael Museum and Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewes DE 19958, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. David Hall House (a few steps from this marker); Zwaanendael House (a few steps from this marker); Lewes (within shouting distance of this marker); World Wars I and II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Zwaanendael Club (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fisher-Martin House (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewes Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The New Devon Inn (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewes.
Also see . . . DiscoverSea Museum - H.M.S. De Braak. ...Over the years, De Braak's seven-week solo cruise and the certain fact that she had captured one valuable prize became encrusted with myth. .... by the 1980s estimates of the value of the treasure aboard the humble convoy escort exceeded $500 million.... (Submitted on November 27, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 822 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.