Torres, Luis Vaez de (-1607)

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Luis Vaez de Torres (flourished 1605-1607), navigator, was a Spanish subject, but nothing is known of his birth or early life. He must have been an experienced navigator when in 1605 he was given command...

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Luis Vaez De Torres sailed through Torres Strait along the coast of New Guinea ca 1607, then sailed on the Manila, where he arrived on 22 May 1607. The report of his voyage seems to have been filed and overlooked until the British occupied Manila in 1762.

Nothing known of his birth, early life, or death. Commanded the 1605-07 which left Callao, Peru, on 21 December in search of the supposed southern continent. Effectively assumed command when the ship carrying the leader of the expedition was lost in a storm. Sailed through Torres Strait, thus discovering that New Guinea was not the northern peninsula of a southern continent.

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  1. Torres, Luis Vaez De
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Torres, Luis Vaez de (fl. 1605-1607)
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1967
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 2, 536

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  1. [Biographical cuttings on Luis Vaez de Torres, Spanish navigator, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
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  2. [Collection of articles relating to Alexander Dalrymple, Torres and the discovery of Australia, published in the Royal Australian Historical Society, Journal and proceedings]
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  1. TORRES STRAITS HOW.SPAIN.LOST.AUSTRALIA.
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