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The Ships that Columbus Brought. By: Mr. Smith. 3 Ships Set Sail. The Nina. The Pinta. The Santa Maria. What do their names mean?. The Santa Maria was made in a place called El Puerto de Santa Maria in Spain. This was the winter headquarters for the Royal Galleys of Spain.

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The ships that columbus brought

The Ships that Columbus Brought

By:

Mr. Smith


The ships that columbus brought

3 Ships Set Sail

The Nina

The Pinta

The Santa Maria


The ships that columbus brought

What do their names mean?

  • The Santa Maria was made in a place called El Puerto de Santa Maria in Spain. This was the winter headquarters for the Royal Galleys of Spain.

  • Pinta means “painted one” thus the nickname for the second ship.

  • The Nina was originally named Santa Clara but changed by her master Juan Nino. Nina means “girl.


The ships that columbus brought

What was on board?

Drinks

Bread

Hard Biscuits

Fish

Salted Meat

120 Men

Pigs and Chickens


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How fast were they?

  • The ships covered a distance of 100 miles a day

  • In order:

The Fastest:

Pinta

In the Middle:

Nina

The Slowest:

Santa Mara


The ships that columbus brought

Learn more at:

  • http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/christopher-columbus-ships.htm


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