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Word: galleon

Definition: large three-masted sailing ship


Sentences Containing 'galleon'

"Striding down the pavilion steps at Lord's like a stately white galleon in full sail" he would go to the middle where "he hammered the ball with imperious power...Hammond hardly seemed to give the bowler a chance, even though he attacked the bowling constantly" Hammond was recognised as the greatest batsman in the world, is still regarded as one of the greatest players in cricket, and was ranked 9 in ESPN's Legends of cricket.
A live version was brought out and also included on the original single CD, along with two Galleon club remixes.
Despite the Portobelo campaign, British efforts to gain a foothold in the Spanish Main and disrupt the galleon trade were fruitless.
In September 1644, the Knights of Malta captured a galleon of Turkish pilgrims bound for Mecca and then sought refuge in Candia (modern Heraklion) on Venetian-controlled Crete.
It is named after the galleon type of ship.
On May 17, 1627, with the galleon Król Dawid Wodnik, (King David Aquarius), the "Arka Noego" engaged a squadron of the Swedish Navy in the vicinity of Hel, Poland.
The Clipper complex has been developed as a nodal platform for the Galleon, Barque and Carrack Fields.
The Polish flagship "Sankt Georg" (galleon, 400t, 31 guns), supported by the smaller "Meerwieb" ("Panna Wodna" -160t, 12 guns) attacked the Swedish flagship "Tigern" ("Tiger", 320t, 22 guns), that was commanded by Admiral Niels Stiernskold.
The ten ship Polish fleet was commanded by Admiral Arend Dickmann in the galleon "Sankt George" (Święy Jerzy) which was anchored at the Danzig roadstead.
The Vice Admiral's ship of the Polish Navy, the small galleon "Meerman" (Wodnik, 200t, 17 guns) attacked the larger Swedish Solen (Sun, 300t, 38 guns), whose captain blew up the ship, rather than let be captured.
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