Biographia Nautica; Or, Memoirs of Those Illustrious Seamen, to Whose Intrepidity and Conduct the English Are Indebted, for the Victories Of

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General Books LLC, 2009 - 260 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1785. Excerpt: ... The four Galleasses (p) of Naples, eommanded by Don Hugo at Moneada., No. os Ships. Burden. Guns. Number of Vipt. Tom, Marine7s, Soldiers. 022 St. Lawren., -General; 40-.' 20 026 Patrona. 40 ir2 127 Girona 28 Neopolitanat 40 22 077 i) Th 1 s E Galleaffes being a Sort of Vessels now oown out of Use, it may not be amid to Inform the Readeo, that they we7e a middle Kind between Gallies, and Galleons, paotaking of the O Fo7m, and Advan7ages of both. Thei7 P7ows, and Steons, like those of Gallies, were p7ovided with la7ge Cannon, and their Sides winged with th7ee Banks of Oao;But between the Banks, and likewise between the single Oao, the7e we7e Po7t-holes furniihed with Cannon, after the Manner of the Galleons, This Sort of Vessels was fi7st used by the Venetians, in the Battle of Le7antt, and eon77ibuted not a little to the Ruin of the Tur.i/b Fleet. The four GalShes of Portugal, eommande. by Don erego de eedrana. Im Capitana. 4 0u 02? 000 PrineNd. r, .4 "0 000 esiana. r oy "e r 22 Vazana. t, Jo / J 11. g 22 O0 000 2 O In these four Gallies were Slave S88 (7) Q CO Au Abjlratl of the several Squadcons, which 1omposed the whole Spanish Fleet. No os Isuadorns and Com40nderst, Burden Gunt, Number os & Sps. Tons. Mariners. Soldiers, f. a The Squadron of Portuguese Galleons9 terder the partieular Command of the P Generalissimo' 7709 $$ l24 306 Ne. as So, waiiioh8 and Commanders, Shipt.-s. 1 The Fleet of Bigay, eommanded by Don Juan Martinez de Recalde, Capt ta7n General. 06 The Fleet of Castile, eommanded by Don Diego de Valdez, General. The Burden of two Pinnaees of this Fleet is not mentioned. 2 The Andahs7an Squadron, eommanded by Don Pedro de Valdez, General. The Burden of one Pinnaee of this x Fleet is not mentioned. 1 The, uadron of Gu...

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