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A galliass or galleass, part of the Spanish Armarda which sailed against England during the Anglo-Spanish War of 1585-1604. A vessel larger and more heavily built than a galley, and propelled by both sail and oars. They carried 32 oars, eached worked by up to five men. Usually equipped with three masts and a forecastle and aftcastle.

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A galliass or galleass, part of the Spanish Armarda which sailed against England during the Anglo-Spanish War of 1585-1604. A vessel larger and more heavily built than a galley, and propelled by both sail and oars. They carried 32 oars, eached worked by up to five men.  Usually equipped with three masts and a forecastle and aftcastle.