Strait of ‘Juan de Fuca’; Who was he?

Ioánnis Phokás (Greek: Ιωάννης Φωκάς), better known by the Spanish transcription of his name, Juan de Fuca (born 1536 on the Ionian island of Cefalonia; died there 1602), was a Greek-born maritime pilot in the service of the King of Spain, Philip II. Continue reading “Strait of ‘Juan de Fuca’; Who was he?”

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