The Venetians tried to reinvent the capital warship in the early 17th century, but times and enemies had changed

Cato, Ralph D.
June 2000
Military History;Jun2000, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p26
Deals with the merchant ships in Venice, Italy during the sixteenth century. Description of a naval battle in the Ionian Sea in 1608 between pirate Jan Castens and Venetian Admiral Lorenzo Vernier; Threats to Venetian merchant shipping; Problems with the Venetian galleasses.


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