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Spanish Galleon San Martín, Admiral Álvaro de Bazán's flagship at the Battle of the Terceira Islands (Battle of the Azores), which would seal the unification of the Kingdoms of Spain and Portugal.

Spanish Galleon San Martín, Admiral Álvaro de Bazán's flagship at the Battle of the Terceira Islands (Battle of the Azores), which would seal the unification of the Kingdoms of Spain and Portugal.

The caravel, developed by the Portuguese, was a ship that combined the square sails of European ships with Arab triangular sails. As well, this ship adapted the sternpost rudder and various masts of Chinese ships.  These adjustments made it easier to sail.

The caravel, developed by the Portuguese, was a ship that combined the square sails of European ships with Arab triangular sails. As well, this ship adapted the sternpost rudder and various masts of Chinese ships. These adjustments made it easier to sail.

From Portuguese vessels, searching for a route to India, traveled ever farther southward along the African coast. In they passed the Cape of Good Hope

A Portuguese nau (carrack) as depicted in a map made by Sebastião Lópes in 1565. Taken from "O império marítimo português 1415–1825", Charles R. Boxer, 2002

A Portuguese nau (carrack) as depicted in a map made by Sebastião Lópes in

Nave Esmeralda-del tipo que llevara Vasco de gama en sus expediciones.barco portugués de la flota de Vasco da Gama descubierto en Omán.

Nave Esmeralda-del tipo que llevara Vasco de gama en sus expediciones.barco portugués de la flota de Vasco da Gama descubierto en Omán.

PORTUGAL QUE TE FIZERAM?: Os barcos mais utilizados nos descobrimentos

PORTUGAL QUE TE FIZERAM?: Os barcos mais utilizados nos descobrimentos

Santa Catarina do Monte Sinaí Modelo Barco

Santa Catarina do Monte Sinaí Modelo Barco

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "carraca portuguesa 2000 toneladas"

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "carraca portuguesa 2000 toneladas"

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "museu dos azulejos Lisboa"

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "museu dos azulejos Lisboa"

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