John Cabot The Explorer
About John Cabot
A short history of the explorer
The name of our company, John Cabot, links us with the spirit of the tireless search to establish communication links with others and to explore new frontiers using the latest technology.
John Cabot’s Adventures
From 1496 to 1498 — less than a decade after Christopher Columbus — he set sail three times for the New World.
John Cabot’s most successful voyage was his second trip, in 1497. It was in a single British ship, The Matthew, leaving on the 2nd May, he reached land across the Atlantic on the 24th June and explored North America’s coast at Newfoundland. He returned to Bristol on the 6th August after a return journey of just 15 days, which was the fastest on record. The ship was only 50 tons and it sailed with only eighteen to twenty men.
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