of Juan Fernandez was visited by Captain
Woodes Rogers in 1709 during his voyage around the world in the two
ships Duke and Duchess.
Voyage Round the World
William Dampier as pilot the ships found Juan Fernandez and a yawl
was sent to search for food and water. They found Alexander Selkirk
who had been marooned on the island for 4 years and 4 months.
His story was the inspiration for Daniel Defoe's Robinson