It was of little surprise to a group of historians and scholars when the federal government recognized a medieval sea captain for harboring near a bay that now bears his name. In fact, for Edward Von der Porten and other members of the Drakes Navigators Guild, the proclamation last week of Drakes Cove, an inlet of Drakes Bay, as . . .

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