Bernardo de la Torre

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Bernardo de la Torre was a Spanish captain, known for having explored parts of the Western Pacific Ocean south of Japan in the 16th century. De la Torre sailed under the instructions of Ruy Lopez de Villalobos, who sent him in August 1543 on board of the San Juan de Letran (St. John of Lateran) to try to find a return route to the Mexican Western coast from the Philippines.

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