Hank Mosley is the chief mate aboard Virginia’s first fleet at Jamestown Settlement, where he began his career working aboard the living history museum’s reproductions of the DISCOVERY, GODSPEED and SUSAN CONSTANT. He has worked aboard traditional sailing and educational vessels for more than twenty-five years. Hank has sailed aboard the tall ships “HMS” ROSE, TOLE MORE, SPIRIT OF MASSACHUSETTS, HARVEY GAMAGE, GAZELA, PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II, LADY MARYLAND, WHEN & IF, KALMAR NYCKEL, SPIRIT OF SOUTH CAROLINA, EXY JOHNSON, BOWDOIN, and the USCG Barque EAGLE. In 2002, he was a maritime consultant for the movie “Master & Commander: Far Side of the World”. He served for five years as the captain of the schooner VIRGINIA in Norfolk, VA and was the Director of Maritime Operations for OpSail 2012 Virginia. Hank holds a 500-ton Ocean master’s license of steam and auxiliary sail and a B.A. in history from Christopher Newport University (1997). He lives in Newport News, VA with his wife and three children.