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galleon

General Crossword Questions for “galleon”

  • Old Spanish ship
  • Old sailing vessel
  • Large old sailing vessel
  • Spanish ship
  • Bitterness associated with an age-old craft
  • A measure without point
  • Vessel of old fashion all gone
  • Vessel taking quantity of fuel round the east
  • Historical warship with three or more masts

Encyclopedia

  • The galleon was an ocean going ship type which evolved from the carrack in the second half of the sixteenth century. The galleon differed from the older types primarily by being longer, lower and narrower, with a square tuck stern instead of a round tuck, and by. — “Galleon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Manila galleons or Manila-Acapulco galleons (Spanish: Galeones de Manila-Acapulco) were Spanish trading ships that sailed once or twice per year across the Pacific Ocean between Manila in the Philippines, and Acapulco, New Spain (present-day Mexico). — “Manila galleon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Galleon Group was one of the largest hedge fund management firms in the world before Other former and current traders at Galleon were subsequently arrested and charged with. — “Galleon Group - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The next and, save one, last entry was Elizabethan, and dated 1564. "A most strange historie, and one that did cost my father his life; for in seekynge for the place upon the east coast of Africa, his pinnance was sunk by a Portuguese galleon off Lorenzo Marquez, and he himself perished.–John Vincey." — “She: A History of Adventure” by H Rider Haggard
  • But before it came to this, they fetched from her hold over a score of English seamen as battered and broken as the ship herself, and together with these some half-dozen Spaniards in like case, the only survivors of a boarding party from the Spanish galleon that had invaded the English ship and found itself unable to retreat. — “Captain Blood” by Rafael Sabatini

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