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a large galleon sailed in the Mediterranean as a merchantman

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But while Brooke quotes Osorio correctly, Gosse does not, for Osorio's account includes no reference whatsoever to a wrecked Portuguese carrack and hence cannot be the source of Gosse's quote.
Brooke, however, misreads Fryer, who claims that the island's discovery itself was the result of the wreck of a lone carrack.
This 'early legend', as Gosse calls it admittedly, does indeed stem from the wreck of a Portuguese carrack at St Helena, but not in 1502.