Name

Leonard Calvert

Career

Explorer/Cartographer

Occupation 1

Maryland settler

Occupation 2

Mariner

Region

NA/South & Gulf region

Era

Europe's Reconnaissance (1351-1640)

Born

1606

Died

1647

Text

Second son of the first Lord Baltimore (George Calvert) and younger brother of Cecilius, the Second Lord Baltimore; an accomplished mariner who sailed to Newfoundland and Virginia in 1628-29 before leading the seaborne expedition to the top of Chesapeake Bay in the fall of 1633. Involved two vessels, the 360-ton ship .Ark and the 60-ton Dove. Put 200 settlers ashore at St. Mary's on March 25, 1634.

Related People

White, S.J., Andrew

Related Vessels

__Ark__ (1634), __Dove__ (1634),

Record ID: 794