Jorge Proctor

Jorge Proctor is a member of the 1715 Fleet Society Board of Directors specializing in archival research. Read more about Jorge in his Fleet Society Director's Profile.

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The Resting Places of the Capitana and Almiranta of the Tierra Firme Squadron, from the 1715 Fleet, Identified

Since the discovery of several shipwrecks from the 1715 Fleet disaster in the Coast of Florida in the mid-1950’s and into the 1960’s, attempts have been made to match the names of ships, with the different shipwreck-sites. Today, over 60 years later, these early attributions have remained without scrutiny, being accepted by many as if …

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Douglass Wreck Site

Surprising New Evidence on the Douglass Beach Wreck

Fleet Society Director and archival research expert Jorge Proctor recently authored an article titled The Nuestra Señora de las Nieves and the Douglass Beach wreck-site, which offers new evidence as the actual name of the remains of the ship located there. Supported by research, Jorge presents a compelling argument that the Douglass Beach Wreck, long identified as the Nuestra Señora de las Nieves y las …

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