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SHIPS PASSENGER LISTS
Columbus' Ship SANTA MARIA
List of Officers and Sailors in the First Voyage of Columbus in 1492
Source The Discovery Of America by John Fiske published in 1892
Take a moment to visit the Library of Congress online Exhibit of Columbus' 1492 voyage
Those who went out in the Santa Maria, and returned in the Nina:--
- Christopher Columbus, captain-general
- Juan de La Cosa, of Santona, master, and owner of the vessel.
- Sancho Ruiz, pilot.
- Maestre Alonso, of Moguer, physician.
- Maestre Diego, boatswain (contramaestre).
- Rodrigo Sanchez, of Segovia, inspector (veedor).
- Terreros, steward (maestresala)
- Rodrigo de Jerez, of Ayamonte.
- Ruiz Garcia, of Santona.
- Rodrigo de Escobar.
- Francisco de Huelva, of Huelva.
- Rui Fernandez, of Huelva.
- Pedro de Bilbao, of Larrabezua.
- Pedro de Villa, of Santona.
- Diego de Salcedo, servant of Columbus.
- Pedro de Acevedo, cabin boy.
- Luis de Torres, converted Jew, interperter.
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