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Gran Armada de 1588 (The Invincible Armada)

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The Spanish Armada was divided in different fleets corresponding

to the places of construction of the ships. This Armada, as the almost

entirety of the Spanish fleets of the XVI and XVII centuries,
was composed of ships of very varied origins.
We are this way Spanish ships, Portuguese, Italian, German, Flemish , English ,
and indeed of the coast of Dalmacia. This composition so heterogeneous,
was one of the reasons of the failure of the Armada.

Each one of the fleets, was lead by expert and brave mariners.

 

Escuadra de Portugal

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Under the command of the Duke of Medina Sidonia
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Ship Name/ Type/ Tons/ Guns/ Crew/ Soldiers/ Build/ Year

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San Martín

(Capitana) Galeón 1000 84 161 491 Portugal 1578

The ship was present at all actions of the campaign. Return to Santander in 21-9-1588
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San Juan

(Almiranta) Galeón 1050 50 184 382 Portugal 1586

Return to La Coruña in 7-10-1588
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San Francesco or

Florencia Galeón 520 52 89 294 Tuscany ?

Return to Santander.
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San Luis Galeón 830 38 97 384 Portugal 1583

Return to Santander.
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San Felipe Galeón 840 40 116 377 Portugal 1585

Beached between Nieuport and Ostend in 8-8-1588. Total loss.
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San Marcos Galeón 790 33 98 419 Portugal 1585

Sunk between Mutton Island and Lurga Point, Ireland.
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San Mateo Galeón 750 34 110 334 Portugal 1579

Beached between Nieuport and Ostend in 5-8-1588. Total loss.
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Santiago Galeón 520 24 90 314 Portugal 1585

Return to Santander.
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San Bernardo Galeón 352 21 68 179 Portugal 1586

Return to Galice.
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San Cristóbal Galéon 352 20 80 135 Portugal 1580

Return to Santander.
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Augusta Galeoncete 166 13 44 49 Portugal 1585

Return to Laredo.
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Julia Galeoncete 166 14 47 43 Portugal 1585

Return to Santander.  

 

 

Escuadra de Castilla

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Under the command of Diego Flores de Valdés
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Ship Name/ Type/ Tons/ Guns/ Crew/ Soldiers/ Build/ Year

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San Cristóbal Galeón 700 36 212 211 Santander 1583

(Capitana)

Return to Laredo.
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San Juan Bautista Nao 750 24 90 254 Santander 1585

(Almiranta)

Return to Santander 14-10-1588.
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San Medel y San Galeón 530 24 75 196 Guarnizo 1584

Celedón

Return to Laredo.
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San Juan el Galeón 530 24 81 238 Guarnizo 1584

Menor

Return to Santander.
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Santiago el Galeón 530 24 103 213 Guarnizo 1584

Mayor

Return to Santander.
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Asunción Galeón 530 24 80 184 Guarnizo 1584

Return to Santander.
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San Felipe y Galeón 530 24 86 161 Guarnizo 1584

Santiago

Return to Santander.
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San Pedro Galeón 530 24 94 201 Guarnizo 1584

Damaged in the battle of Gravelines, hospital-ship of the rests of the

Armada. Return to Santander.
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Nuestra Señora Galeón 530 24 86 208 Guarnizo 1584

del Barrio

Return to Laredo.
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Santa Ana Galeón 250 24 69 104 France 1581

(El Francés)

Return to Santander.
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Nuestra Señora Galeón 750 24 95 221 Santander 1585

de Begoña

Return to Cangas.
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Trinidad Nao 872 24 90 182 Santander 1586

Sunk 15-9-1588 off Valentia Island, Ireland.
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Santa Catalina Nao 882 24 104 193 Santander 1586

Return to Santander.
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San Juan Nao 650 24 57 183 Santander 1586

Bautista

Lost in Streedagh Strand 25-9-1588.
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Nuestra Señora Patache 75 14 15 20 Santander 1586
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del Socorro

(del Rosario)

Fate unknown.
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San Antonio de Patache 75 12 31 20 Santander 1586
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Padua

Fate unknown.
  

 

 

 

Escuadra de Vizcaya

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Under the command of Juan Martínez de Recalde
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Ship Name/ Type/ Tons/ Guns/ Crew/ Soldiers/ Build/ Year
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Santa Ana Nao 768 30 101 311 Cantábrica 1586

(Capitana)

Beached in Le Havre. Attack of English ships and sunk.
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Gran Grin

(Almiranta) Nao 1160 28 96 209 ??? ???

Burned partially in the Channel. Sunk in Clare Island, Ireland 22-9-1588.
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Santa María de Nao 707 18 42 158 ??? ???

Montemayor

Return to Santander.
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Santiago Nao 666 25 106 206 Cantábrica 1585

Return to Guipúzcoa.
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María Juan Nao 665 24 93 217 Cantábrica 1585

Damaged in the battle of Gravelines. Sunk 8/10-8-1588 in Gravelines.
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Magdalena Nao 530 18 65 193 Cantábrica 1585

Return to Guipúzcoa.
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Manuela Nao 520 12 48 115 English Prize

Return to Santander.
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Concepción Nao 468 16 69 153 Cantábrica 1585

Mayor (or Zubelzu)

Return to Guipúzcoa.
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Concepción de Nao 418 18 61 176 Cantábrica 1585

Joanes d’Elcano

Sunk 25-9-1588 in Diurling Ne Spainnehach, Ireland.
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San Juan Nao 350 21 53 142 Cantábrica 1585

Beached in Dunkerque in 8-8-1588. Total loss.
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María de Miguel Patache 96 6 25 20 Cantábrica 1585

Suso

Return to Guipúzcoa.
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San Sebastián Patache 78 6 25 10 Cantábrica 1585

Return to La Coruña.
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Isabela Patache 71 10 29 24 Cantábrica 1585

Return to La Coruña.
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La María de Patache 70 6 25 19 Cantábrica 1585

Aguirre

Fate unknown.
  

 

 

 

Escuadra de Guipúzcoa

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Under the command of Miguel de Oquendo

Ship Name/ Type/ Tons/ Guns/ Crew/ Soldiers/ Build/ Year

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Santa Ana Nao 1200 47 120 342 Cantábrica 1586

(Capitana)

Return to San Sebastián. Days after, accidentaly burned with loss of

100 men.
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Nuestra Señora Nao 945 26 100 175 Cantábrica 1586

de la Rosa or

Santa María de

la Rosa

(Almiranta)

Damaged in the Channel, sunk in 21-9-1588 in Blasket Sound, Ireland

Loss total crew. One survivor.
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San Salvador Nao 958 25 90 232 Cantábrica 1586

Blew-up in 31-7-1588 in the Channel. 200 crew death. 1-8-1588 . Abandoned and taken by english. Transported to Weymouth. Break in Studlend.
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Santiesteban Nao 736 26 75 192 Cantábrica 1586

Sunk in 20-9-1588 in Doombeg, Ireland.
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Santa Cruz Nao 680 16 41 125 Mediterránea 1551

Return to Santander.
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Santa María Nao 548 20 73 182 Cantábrica 1586

Return to Guipúzcoa.
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Santa Bárbara Nao 525 12 47 135 Cantábrica 1586

Return to Guipúzcoa.
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San Buenaventura Nao 379 21 54 154 Cantábrica 1586

Return to Guipúzcoa.
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María San Juan Nao 291 12 40 95 Cantábrica 1586

Return to Lisbon.
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Doncella Urca 500 16 48 118 Germany ?

Return to Santander, and sunk at the entrance of the port.
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San Bernabé Patache 69 9 19 20 Cantábrica 1586

Return to San Sebastián.
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Asunción Patache 60 9 16 19 Cantábrica 1586

Return to Guipúzcoa.
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La Magdalena Pinaza ? 1 14 - Cantábrica 1586

Return to Guipúzcoa.
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Nuestra Señora Pinaza ? 1 14 - Cantábrica 1586

de Guadalupe

Return to Guipúzcoa.
  

 

 

Escuadra de Andalucía

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Under the command of Pedro Valdés

Ship Name/ Type/ Tons/ Guns/ Crew/ Soldiers/ Build/ Year

Nuestra Señora Nao 1150 46 125 359 Ribadeo 1585

del Rosario

(Capitana)

Taken by "Revenge" (Francis Drake) in 29-7-1588. Transported to Darmouth. Break in Chatham.
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San Francisco Nao 915 21 86 245 Cantábrica 1585

(Almiranta)

Return to Santander.
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Duquesa Santa Nao 900 23 74 225 Flemish 1585

Ana or Duquesa

Medina Sidonia

Sunk in Glenagivney Bay, Ireland in 26-9-1588. Only 26 survivors.
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Concepción Nao 662 20 69 191 Cantábrica 1584

Return to Laredo.
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San Juan Galeón 800 31 64 260 Cantábrica 1584

Bautista

Return to Santander.
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San Bartolomé Urca 976 27 66 178 Cantábrica 1585

Return to La Coruña.
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Santa Catalina Urca 730 23 74 180 Cantábrica 1585

Return to Santander.
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Santa María Urca 730 20 67 225 Cantábrica 1586

de Juncal

Return to Santander.
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Trinidad Urca 650 13 70 197 Cantábrica 1585

Return to Santander.
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San Juan de Nao 569 16 54 174 Cantábrica 1585

Gargoriu or

Gargarin

Return to Santander.
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Espíritu Santo Patache 70 10 15 18 Cantábrica 1585

Return to Santander.
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Escuadra de Levante

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Under the command of Martín de Bertendona.

Ship Name/ Type/ Tons/ Guns/ Crew/ Soldiers/ Build/ Year

Regazona or Nao 1249 30 80 403 Ragusa ?

Ragusana (Dubrovnic)

(Capitana)

Major ship of the Armada. Return to La Coruña. Accidentaly burned.

in 1589 in La Coruña.
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La Lavia or Nao 728 25 71 241 Venetian ?

La Via

(Almiranta)

Beached in 25-9-1588 in Stredagh Strand, Ireland. Total Loss.
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Trinidad Nao 1100 42 87 381 Venetian ?

Valencera or

Santo Spirito

Lost in 16-9-1588 in Glenagivney Bay, Ireland.
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Santa Trinidad Nao 900 22 78 346 Dalmatian ?

de Scala or

de Sagra

Damaged in the battles of the Channel, return to Santander.
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Juliana Nao 860 32 70 340 Mediterranean ?

Lost in Mullaghderg, Ireland.
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Sveti Nikola or Nao 834 26 80 259 Dalmatian ?

San Nicolás

Prodanelic

Lost in 15-9-1588 in Toorgless, Ireland.
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Santa María Nao 820 35 82 508 Mediterranean ?

Rata y Coronada

or Rata Coronada

Accidentaly collision with the galeass San Lorenzo in 7-8-1588.

Lost off Erria , Ireland in 21-9-1588.
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Santo Joanne Nao 800 26 63 279 Dalmatian ?

Battista or San

Juan de Sicilia

Blow up in Tobermory Bay.
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Presveta Nao 703 24 79 219 Ragusa ?

Anuncigata or (Dubrovnic)

Anunciada

Damaged in the battles of the Channel, burned and abandoned in

Scattery Roads in 20-9-1588.
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Santa María Nao 666 18 70 255 Dalmatian ?

de Biscione

or de Visón

Lost in 25-9-1588 in Streedagh Strand, Ireland.
  

 

 

Escuadra de Urcas

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Under the command of Juan Gómez de Medina

Ship Name/ Type/ Tons/ Guns/ Crew/ Soldiers/ Build/ Year

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Gran Grifón Urca 650 38 45 253 Germany ?

(Capitana)

Lost in Fair Isle, North of Scotland.
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San Salvador Urca 650 24 53 257 Germany 1565

(Almiranta)

Return to Santander.
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Castillo Negro Urca 750 27 50 282 Flemish ?

Lost in 4-9-1588 in Donegal, Ireland.
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Casa de Paz Urca 650 25 38 183 ? ?

Grande

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Santiago Urca 600 19 33 51 Germany 1557

Sunk in 21-9-1588 in Inver, Broadhaven, Ireland.
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Barca de Urca 600 23 30 233 Hamburg 1577

Hamburgo

Sunk in 1-9-1588 off Malin Head, Ireland.
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San Pedro Urca 581 29 34 145 Germany 1567

Mayor

Lost in Bigbury Bay, England.
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Falcón Blanco Urca 500 15 34 190 Hamburg 1586

Mayor

Return to Ribadeo. In 1589 was taken by a english corsary in the return trip to Hamburg.
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San Pedro Urca 500 18 33 184 Germany 1586

Menor

Return to the coast of Britanny(France).
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Sansón Urca 500 18 29 209 Germany ?

Return to La Coruña.
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Barca de Urca 450 26 26 168 Germany 1572

Ancique

Return to Gijón.
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David Urca 450 7 23 51 ? ?

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San Andrés Urca 400 14 30 138 Germany ?

Return to Santander.
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El Gato Urca 400 9 42 43 England ?

Return to Santander.
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Ciervo Volante Urca 400 16 39 150 Germany ?

Lost in 22-9-1588 in Tirawlay, Ireland.
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Santa Bárbara Urca 370 10 31 114 Flemish 1559

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Casa de Paz Urca 350 15 38 162 Flemish 1560

Chica

Return to Santander.
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Falcón Blanco Urca 300 16 23 57 Germany 1586

Mediano or Menor

Lost in 25-9-1588 in Freaghillaun South, Ireland.
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Esayas Urca 280 4 26 28 Germany 1542

Return to Santander.
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San Gabriel Urca 280 4 30 36 Flemish 1561

Return to Santander.

Paloma Blanca Urca 250 12 30 67 Flemish ?

Return to Ribadeo.
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Perro Marino Urca 200 7 18 67 Flemish ?

Return to Laredo.
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Buena Ventura Urca 160 4 16 51 Flemish ?

or Ventura

Return to Santander.
  

 

 

Escuadra de Galeazas

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Under the command of Huc de Montcada

Ship Name/ Type/ Tons/ Guns/ Crew/ Soldiers/ Build/ Year

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San Lorenzo Galeaza ? 50 124 242 Napoli ?

(Capitana) (Naples)

Accidentally collision with the Rata Coronada in 7-8-1588.

Beached in Calais in the night of 8-8-1588.
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Girona Galeaza 1200 50 129 253 Napoli ?

One of the best ships of the Armada. Present in all the great battles.

Lost in 28-10-1588 in Lacada Point, Ireland, with 1300 men from several ships sunks. The ship was literaly destroyed in some seconds.

Only 9 survivors.
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Zúñiga Galeaza ? 50 104 226 Napoli ?

Return to Le Havre in France.
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Napolitana Galeaza ? 50 102 248 Napoli ?

(Patrona)

Return to Laredo.

 

 

 

Escuadra de Galeras

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Under the command of Diego de Medrano

Ship Name/ Type/ Tons/ Guns/ Crew/ Soldiers/ Build/ Year

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Capitana Galera ? 5 57 56 Portugal ?

Retired from the Armada few days after the departure of La Coruña.
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Bazana Galera ? 5 40 26 Portugal ?

Retired from the Armada few days after the departure of La Coruña.
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Diana Galera ? 5 47 32 Portugal ?

Sunk off Boulogne (France).
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Princesa Galera ? 5 40 37 Portugal ?

Retired from the Armada few days after the departure of La Coruña.
  

 

 

 

Escuadra de Pataches y Zabras

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Under the command of Diego Hurtado de Mendoza

Ship Name/ Type/ Tons/ Guns/ Crew/ Soldiers/ Build/ Year

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Nuestra Señora Nao 300 11 59 114 Cantábrica 1584

del Pilar

de Zaragoza

(Capitana)

Return to Laredo.
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La Caridad Urca 180 11 37 43 England 1581

Inglesa

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San Andrés Urca 150 12 27 38 Scotland 1581

de Escocia

Return to Guipúzcoa.
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Santo Patache 150 8 24 40 Cantábrica 1583

Crucifijo

Return to Laredo.
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Concepción Patache 75 6 - 18 Cantábrica ?

de Lastero

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Espíritu Patache 75 2 ? ? Cantábrica ?

Santo

Return to Santander.
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Nuestra Patache 70 - 20 - Cantábrica ?

Señora de

Fresneda

Return to Santander.
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Concepción Patache 70 5 21 18 Cantábrica ?

de Carasa

Return to Castro Urdiales.
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Concepción Patache 75 6 19 - Cantábrica ?

de Castro

Return to Castro Urdiales.
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Nuestra Patache 70 - 29 19 Cantábrica ?

Señora de

Guadalupe

Return to Santander.
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San Francisco Patache 70 - - - Cantábrica ?

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Nuestra Patache 64 10 24 12 Cantábrica ?

Señora de

Begoña

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Concepción Patache 60 10 16 - Cantábrica ?

de Capitillo

Return to Santander.
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Nuestra Patache 57 5 25 17 Cantábrica ?

Señora de

Gracia

Return to San Sebastián.
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Nuestra Patache 55 8 17 28 Cantábrica ?

Señora del

Puerto

Return to Santander.
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San Jerónimo Patache 55 4 36 - Cantábrica ?

Return to Castro Urdiales.
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Asunción Zabra - 2 18 - Cantábrica ?

Return to Santander.
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Concepción de Zabra - 2 18 - Cantábrica ?

Somarriba

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Concepción de Zabra - 2 23 - Cantábrica ?

Valmaseda

Return to Castro Urdiales.
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Nuestra Zabra - 2 20 - Cantábrica ?

Señora de

Castro

Lost in the return voyage.
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San Andrés Zabra - 2 17 - Cantábrica ?

Return to Santander.
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San Juan de Zabra - - 29 6 Cantábrica ?

Carasa

Return to Dunkerke.
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Santa Catalina Zabra - - 20 - Cantábrica ?

Return to Dunkerke.
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Trinidad Zabra - 2 23 - Cantábrica ?

Taken by english in 18-9-1588 in Trales, Ireland.