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Source: Magellan's voyages from The Discovery Of America by John Fiske published in 1892. (After the corrected lists in Guillemard's Magellan.)
The eighteen who returned to Seville in the Victoria.
  • Juan Sebastian Elcano, captain-general.
  • Miguel de Rodas, boatswain (contramaestre) of the Victoria.
  • Francisco Albo, of Axio, boatswain of the Trinidad.
  • Juan de Acurio, of Bermeo, boatswain of the Concepcion.
  • Maartin de Judicibus, of Genoa, superintendent of the Concepcion.
  • Hernando de Bustamante, of Alcantara, barber of the Concepcion.
  • Juan de Zuvileta, of Baracaldo, page of the Victoria.
  • Miguel Sanchez, of Rodas, skilled seaman (marinero) of the Victoria.
  • Nicholas the Greek, of Naples, marinero of the Victoria.
  • Diego Gallego, of Bayonne, marinero of the Victoria.
  • Juan Rodriguez, of Seville, marinero of the Trinidad.
  • Antonio Rodriguez, of Huelva, marinero of the Trinidad.
  • Francisco Rodriguez, of Seville (a Portuguese), marinero of the Concepcion.
  • Juan de Arratia, of Bilbao, common sailor (grumete) of the Victoria.
  • Vasco Gomez Gallego (a Portuguese), grumete of the Trinidad.
  • Juan de Santandres, of Cueto, grumete of the Trinidad.
  • Martin de Isaurraga, of Bermeo, grumete of the Concepcion.
  • The Chevalier Antonio Pigafetta, of Vicenza, passanger.
The thirteen who were arrested at the Cape Verde islands.
  • Pedro de Indarchi, of Teneriffe, master of the Santiago.
  • Richard, from Normandy, carpenter of the Santiago.
  • Simon de Burgos (a Portugese), servant of Mendoza, the traitor captain of the Victoria.
  • Juan Martin, of Aguilar de Campo, servant of the same Mendoza.
  • Rooldan de Argote, of Bruges, bombardier of the Concepcion.
  • Martin Mendez, of Seville, accountant of the Victoria.
  • Juan Ortiz de Gopega, of Bilbao, steward of the San Antonio.
  • Pedro Gasco, of Bordeaux, marinero of the Santiago.
  • Ocacio Alonso, of Bollullos, marinero of the Santiago.
  • Gomez Hernandez, of Huelva, marinero of the Concepcion.
  • Felippe de Rodas, of Rodas, marinero of the Victoria.
  • Pedro de Tolsa, from Guipuzcoa, grumete of the Victoria.

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