By James Dray
Vicente was born in Palos de la Frontera, crown of Castile circa 1462 (actual date of birth is unknown) to Martin and Mayor. Between 1477 to 1479 records indicate he was a privateer with his brother Martin Alonso. By 1492 he was living in nearby Moguer moving again to in 1502 to Seville.The last known record of him was in 1514 living in either Seville or Triana the same year of his death however, where he is buried is still a mystery. Now for the rest of the story. like I mentioned in 1492 he was living in Moguer where he set out on an adventure. For you see he sailed with Columbus aboard the Nina as captain of the vessel. His brother in crime before that Martin was the captain of the Pinta. Now you can imagine all the fears and tribulations that went with the voyage however, do you kno...