William Mynors was an English sea-captain, master of the East India Company (EIC) vessel Royal Mary. His voyage in 1643 discovered Christmas Island ( ) on Christmas Day of that year when he sailed past it. Besides this, little is known of Mynors.
Royal Mary served the EIC from 1626 to 1639, and apparently longer.
Citations and references
- "Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts – Christmas Island History". Australian Government. 8 July 2008. Retrieved 26 April 2009.
- Hackman (2001), p.42.
- Hackman, Rowan (2001) Ships of the East India Company. (Gravesend, Kent: World Ship Society). ISBN 0-905617-96-7
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