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The History Man: The Spanish Armada abandons the galleon Nuestra Senora del Rosario

The History Man: The Spanish Armada abandons the galleon Nuestra Senora del Rosario

A Blog about building scale wooden model period ships, drawing of plans and providing information to readers.

A Blog about building scale wooden model period ships, drawing of plans and providing information to readers.

Image from http://www.kotiposti.net/felipe/Pictures/Portuguese_Galleon_1588/portuguese_galleon_1588.jpg.

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Researchers have begun exploring the wreckage of the Mars, a Swedish war ship that sank during a naval battle in 1564."It's a unique ship," . When it exploded, because it actually exploded during the fight, it went down to the bottom ... but we are also diving on the sunken battlefield."The ship sank during a bloody battle against a fleet from Denmark and the German city of Lübeck. Mars was rumored to have been cursed because many of its 130 cannons were made from melted church bells.

Researchers have begun exploring the wreckage of the Mars, a Swedish war ship that sank during a naval battle in 1564."It's a unique ship," . When it exploded, because it actually exploded during the fight, it went down to the bottom ... but we are also diving on the sunken battlefield."The ship sank during a bloody battle against a fleet from Denmark and the German city of Lübeck. Mars was rumored to have been cursed because many of its 130 cannons were made from melted church bells.

French galleon/carrack from the 16th century

French galleon/carrack from the 16th century

"HMS Revenge"English race-built galleon of 46 guns, built in 1577 and captured by the Spanish in 1591, sinking soon afterwards in the Azores. She was the first of 13 English and Royal Navy ships to bear the name.

"HMS Revenge"English race-built galleon of 46 guns, built in 1577 and captured by the Spanish in 1591, sinking soon afterwards in the Azores. She was the first of 13 English and Royal Navy ships to bear the name.

The new English "race ship" that was so effective against the Spanish Armada of 1588

The new English "race ship" that was so effective against the Spanish Armada of 1588

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