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					Columbus

Santa Maria

Nina

Pinta

Parts of Ship

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October 12, 1492

What is the date Columbus arrived in the Caribbean Islands?

Genoa, Italy

What is the city where Columbus was born?

Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand

Who are the Spanish rulers that gave Columbus money to take the voyage?

Santa Maria

What is the ship that Columbus was captain of?

August 3, 1492

What is the date Columbus left from Spain?

Largest of the three ships that Columbus took across the ocean

What is the Santa Maria?

100 tons

What is the weight of the Santa Maria?

Christopher Columbus

Who was the captain of the Santa Maria?

40 men

What is the number of men aboard the Santa Maria?

Did not return from the first voyage

What is the state of the Santa Maria?

The smallest of the three ships

What is the Nina?

Four

What is the number of sails on the Nina?

50 or 60 tons

What is the weight of the Nina?

Vincente Anes Pinzon

Who was the captain of the Nina?

caravel

What is the Nina’s type of ship?

The medium-sized ship of Columbus’s voyage

What is the Pinta?

Martin Pinzon

Who was the captain of the Pinta?

70 tons

What is the weight of the Pinta?

Three sails

What is the number of sails the Pinta may have had?

The fastest of the ships

What is the speed of the Pinta?

Columbus ate, slept, and worked here

What is the captain’s cabin

Firebox

What is another word for a stove?

Holds up the sails

What is a mast?

Food, supplies and water are kept here

What is the hold?

Steerage

What is the place where the crew steered the ship?


				
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