His last expedition failed
Participate with Drake in the attack on Puerto Rico in 1595, where he died
In the year 1594 is organized in England a new expedition to plunder the Spanish possessions in America. Well financed and armed expedition. Involved nearly 30 ships and 2500 men.
The heads Francis Drake and John Hawkins at the age of 62 years can not resist to participate. But it is honorary president, the actual command shall Drake. After the failure of the attack on the Canary Islands is directed to Puerto Rico.
The Spanish Governor Tello and awaits. Hawkins met with a hail of fire from the strengths of Morro and San Cristobal.
A cannon ball reaches the chamber official. Several are killed and mortally wounded Hawkins. Shortly after die.