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1

What were the Galleons?

They were huge war ships armed with cannon and powered by sail.

2

What were the Galleasses?

They were similar to the Galleons but longer and narrower and powered by sail and oars.

3

What were the Carracks?

They are merchant ships if

4

What were the transport ships?

They were to carry guns, ammunition and supplies.

5

What were the small quick ships for?

To carry messages around the fleet

6

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.

7

What are the 5 Spanish ships.

Galleons
Galleasses
Carracks
Transport ships
Small quick ships