Spanish Ships

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Maria Pita - Spanish Ships
... The ship María Pita of the Balmis Expedition was named after her in 1803 ... In August 2008, SASEMAR (Sociedad de Salvamento y Seguridad Marítima, Spanish acronym for Sea Rescue and Safety Society) baptized the BS-14 Rescue Ship as María Pita ...
Spanish Destroyer Plutón - Operational History
... Spain and the United States grew in early 1898, Plutón was part of the Spanish Navy's 1st Squadron, commanded by Vice Admiral Pascual Cervera y Topete ... The ships had experieced mechanical problems and burned an excessive amount of coal during the voyage ... The Spanish-American War began while Plutón was at São Vicente ...
Spanish Cruiser Almirante Oquendo - Operational History
... Oquendo rendezvoused there with her sister ship, armored cruiser Vizcaya ... Ordered back across the Atlantic as war approached, both ships were assigned to the Spanish Navy's 1st Squadron, which was concentrating at São Vicente in Portugal's Cape Verde Islands ... The Spanish-American War began while Almirante Oquendo was at São Vicente ...
Spanish Cruiser Infanta Maria Teresa - Operational History
... Infanta María Theresa was flagship of Spanish Vice Admiral Pascual Cervera y Topete, commander of the Spanish Navy's 1st Squadron, when tensions with ... As more ships arrived over the next few days, it was noted that the 140mm guns aboard Infanta Maria Theresa had defective breech mechanisms and had ... The Spanish-American War broke out while Infanta María Teresa was at São Vicente ...
Battle On The Zuiderzee - Battle
... Due to the Gueux's lack of heavily armed ships, instead of a frontal assault against the Spanish fleet, they had chosen to attempt to board, and if possible capture the Spanish ... heavier guns, the Gueux attempted to head straight for the Spanish ships ... the Dutch's attempts greatly, as the winds prevented their ships from getting near to the Spanish ships, and thus halting their chance of boarding ...

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    At Flores in the Azores Sir Richard Grenville lay,
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    Spanish ships of war at sea! we have sighted fifty-three!’
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    I saw three ships go sailing by,
    Over the sea, the lifting sea....
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