Flashcards in History The Spanidh Armada Ships Weapons And Tactics Of Both Sides Deck (7)
What were the Galleons?
They were huge war ships armed with cannon and powered by sail.
What were the Galleasses?
They were similar to the Galleons but longer and narrower and powered by sail and oars.
What were the Carracks?
They are merchant ships if
What were the transport ships?
They were to carry guns, ammunition and supplies.
What were the small quick ships for?
To carry messages around the fleet
What type of guns did the gallons and Galleasses have?
Muzzle-loading cannon mounted on the gun-deck which fired heavy shot to smash enemy ships and breach loading guns mounted on the top deck and aimed at enemy crews.