Noun(1) a large square-rigged sailing ship with three or more masts; used by the Spanish for commerce and war from the 15th to 18th centuries
(1) Other artists on display include Constable Michelangelo, Holbein and Rembrandt, as well as more contemporary artists; jewels rescued from a Spanish galleon of the Armada, and the last letter written by Mary.(2) a Spanish treasure galleon wrecked off the Florida Keys(3) The first bearer of the name Reynolds came to our shores with the Spanish Armada and the galleon on which he travelled was wrecked on the North coast of Sligo.(4) The ostensible plot concerns their attempts to recover a treasure trove from a galleon wrecked off the coast of Florida in the 16th century; while Twang burrows into archives in Italy, Zach hunts for clues in and around Miami.(5) In 1565 a Spanish galleon laden with cinnamon sailed from Manila to Mexico, finally linking up Spain's American colonies with the markets of south-east Asia.(6) This picturesque town has been a haven for ships - merchantmen, naval vessels, and buccaneer galleons - since the 1600s.(7) On just day two, there was a fleet of World War One battleships from Scapa Flow, and a brace of 19th century treasure galleons from the Scilly Isles.(8) Spanish and Portuguese colonies stretched across south, central, and southern North America while Spain's galleons crossed the Pacific to the Philippines.(9) These people were allowed to trade with the galleons in exchange for welcoming fourteen Franciscan missionaries on their land.(10) Santa Rosa - The Rich Mountain - was first mined for a colonial interest in its silver - most of which ballasted galleons sailed back to Spain.(11) A year later, secure in the north, Gloriana's licensed pirates in their gun-crammed galleons , aided by a storm, saw off the Spanish Armada.(12) If diving for wrecks turns you on, Bermuda is a veritable treasure trove of maritime disaster, with a wreck collection including 16th century Spanish galleons , warships and a luxury transatlantic liner.(13) Again, that's great stuff for kids - it's pirates, it's pistols, it's cutlasses, it's galleons and sloops and swords.(14) Modern-day pirates have traded in galleons and flintlocks for high-speed motor launches and semi-automatic rifles.(15) The Model 75 galleons had standardized deck layouts, and few customers made any changes.(16) With him came fleet of 23 caravels, galleons and war barks.
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