Author Results for Frederick Chapin Lane

Venetian Naval Architecture about 1550

By Frederick Chapin Lane

Three different types of ships were called galleons, galioni by the Venetians: the warships used on the rivers, the large round-ships designed especially for military use, and a type of Cretan merchantman. Apparently the effort to construct ships which would be fast under sail and would carry a heavy load of ordnance on the upper […] Read More

Filed under: High Middle Ages | Other (Early Modern) | Mediterranean | Shipwrecks
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Harbours & Dockyards | Merchant Marines | Shipbuilding & Design | Weapons