The 16th century Spanish Galleon Andalucia (replica)

The 16th century Spanish Galleon Andalucia (replica) »

Used by the Spanish Crown for maritime expeditions during the 16th through the 18th centuries. Galleons were intended to discover and then establish trade routes between Spain, America and the Philippines - Read more...

Secrets of the Viking Ship

Secrets of the Viking Ship »

For three turbulent centuries, the glimpse of a square sail and dragon-headed prow on the horizon struck terror into the hearts of medieval Europeans. Indeed, the Viking Age, from A.D. 800-1100, was the age of the sleek, speedy longship. - Read more...

A Ship In The Algodones (Woodbury)

A Ship In The Algodones (Woodbury) »

In the spring of 1876 one Captain Joshua Talbot stumbled upon the remains of an ancient vessel sticking out of the sand dunes 25 miles west of Yuma. At first glance he guessed that it must be the wreck of a Spanish galleon... - Read more...

17th Century Caravel

17th Century Caravel »

Small sailing vessels, originally developed by the Portuguese, that incorporated important advances in ship-building technology that made possible the great voyages of European exploration in the late 16th and 17th centuries and, more important... - Read more...