Henry Hudson

By: Logan Kilkenny

Who is Henry Hudson?

Henry Hudson was a famous English sea explorer and navigator in the 17th century. He also married a girl Katherine and they had three sons John, Richard and Oliver. Hudson was born in 1565 and died in 1611 by the bay now known as Hudson Bay.

What Did he do?

Hudson was a English explorer/sailor. His first boat was named the Hopewell and his second was the Half moon. In one of Hudson's journal entries he describes a mermaid that his men saw swimming alongside their ship.