1) The Santa Maria was the lead ship in explorer and navigator Columbus’ 1492 expedition – aiming to find a westward passage to Asia. Christopher Columbus had three ships on his first voyage, the Niña, There was a forecastle in the bow of the ship. It was a merchant ship, between 200-600 tons.The length of Santa Maria The other sails were used for "trimming." The surviving journal may contain flaws. After archaeologists announced new details suggesting the location of Columbus’ fort in Haiti in 2003, Clifford used information in the explorer’s diary to narrow down a possible location for the Santa Maria’s sinking. Legend says that it was founded by a Greek, Teukro, who called it Helenes, but more likely it was of Roman origin—hence its old name Pons Vetus (“Old Bridge”), from the 11-arch bridge that, with modifications, still spans the Lérez.… The Nao Victoria Foundation is a non-profit entity specializes in promoting and spreading historical events, which are supported by the construction of historical ships (the Nao Victoria, El Galeón and the Nao Santa María) that are sailed throughout the world’s ports. It is named after Saint Mary. https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/w/index.php?title=Santa_Maria&oldid=5000743. google_color_text = "000000";
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