Memorial: M2603

Memorial Tsukayama Park, Hirado, Nagasaki,  Japan commemorating  William Adams d. 1620


Tsukayama Park, Hirado, Nagasaki, Japan, Rest of the World


Description: His grave is on Hirado, Nagasaki is marked by a boulder carved with an inscription in Japanese and a cross.
Type: Gravestone
Vessel: Liefde


Adams, William
Age: 55
Date of Death: 16/5/1620
Cause of Death: Infectious disease
Rank / Occupation: Navigator
Organisation: Voorcompagnie


Bibliography: Derek Massarella, ‘Adams, William (1564–1620)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004
Recorder: James Walter. Recorded in 1872.