There’s a common misconception that the Mary Rose sank on her maiden voyage. ... Henry VIII’s Lord High Admiral was the 35-year-old Sir Edward Howard, who chose the newly built Mary Rose as his flagship. ... The English ships met a French-Breton fleet at the battle of St Mathieu ...
16.05.2012 [RedOrbit] - Similar problems have previously been reported for the Dutch vessel Batavia in Australia, which was lost in 1629, and for Henry VIII's flagship Mary Rose in the UK, which sank off Portsmouth in 1545. “Our work on the Vasa and the Mary Rose has given us
11.05.2012 [Deccan Herald] - Almost four centuries earlier, on July 19, 1545, another 'unsinkable' ship sank off the coast of England: Mary Rose was Henry VIII's (he of the six wives) favourite, state-of-the-art, fully armed and loaded warship – a veteran of 33 years of fierce sea
23.04.2012 [The Guardian] - Meanwhile, the Mary Rose Museum is due to open in Portsmouth next year; this is dedicated to Henry VIII's flagship, raised from the Solent in 1982, having sunk nearly half a millennium earlier. The Cutty Sark's prolonged overhaul took on a different