La Niña (Spanish for The Girl) was one of the three Spanish ships used by Italian explorer Christopher Columbus in his first voyage to the West Indies in 1492. As was tradition for Spanish ships of the day, she bore a female saint's name, Santa Clara. However, she was commonly referred to by her nickname, La Niña, which was probably a pun on the name of her owner, Juan Niño of Moguer. She was a standard caravel-type vessel.
The other ships of the Columbus expedition were the caravel-type Pinta and the carrack-type Santa María. Niña was by far Columbus's favorite. She was originally lateen sail rigged caravela latina, but she was re-rigged as caravela redonda at Las Palmas, in the Canary Islands, with square sails for better ocean performance. There is no authentic documentation on the specifics of Niña's design, although Michele de Cuneo, who accompanied Columbus on his second voyage, mentioned that Niña was "about 60 toneladas" (60 tons), which may indicate a medium-sized caravel of around 50 feet (15 m) in length on deck. Often said to have had three masts, there is some evidence she may have had four masts.Niña, like Pinta and Santa María, was a smaller trade ship built to sail the Mediterranean sea, not the open ocean. It was greatly surpassed in size by ships like Peter von Danzig of the Hanseatic League, built in 1462, 51 m (167 ft) in length, and the English carrack Grace Dieu, built during the period 1420–1439, weighing between 1,400 and 2,750 tons, and 66.4 m (218 ft) long, in both weight and length.

You do not have permission to view the full content of this post. Log in or register now.
  1. F

    OPM Nina Live (FLAC)

  2. R

    Thank You Ninang

  3. S

    Help Ano ang tawag sa makabagong paraan ng pagtula na ipinakilala nina lacaba, lumbera, at tinio (bot)

    Ano ang tawag sa makabagong paraan ng pagtula na ipinakilala nina lacaba, lumbera, at tinio
  4. S

    Help Isang makabagong paraan ng pagtula na ipinakilala nina lacaba, lumbera, at tinio(bot)

    isang makabagong paraan ng pagtula na ipinakilala nina lacaba, lumbera, at tinio
  5. S

    Help Sinu po may Nina - Live! [2007] flac music po?

    sinu po may Nina - Live! [2007] flac music po?
  6. A

    Direct Link Nina - LIVE! [FLAC]

    Nina - LIVE! RELEASED: 2005-02-23 • 19 tracks - FLAC 11411kbps Hidden content FOLLOW ME FOR MORE! #sharingiscaring
  7. P

    Nina Live! Full Concert

    Hidden content
  8. P

    Best of Niña

    Hidden content
  9. P

    Closed Ano po masasabi mo dito?

    "Fall down seven times, stand up eight". -Ano din po ginawa mo at gagawin sakali?
  10. F

    Closed Hma vpn

    meron po ba kayaong hma vpn? penge naman po? thanks
  11. F

    Closed Socks5

    paturo naman mga master kung paano po gumamit ng socks5 sa Android phone
  12. F

    Closed Browser na good for downloading

    Mga sir mga paps anu po ba magandang browser na pang download? Humihinto kasi yung download ko sa cm browser at uc browser ee salamat merry Christmas hahaha
  13. F

    Closed Globeswish hahaha

    Yung GOTSCOMBODD90 po ba yung bug ngayun?
  14. F

    Closed Gosurf50 bug

    Working pa po ba si gs50bug sa gswitch mga master?
  15. F

    Closed ρáíd vpn

    May link po ba kayu ng ρáíd vpn? Thanks :)
  16. F

    Closed Password!

    Patulong naman po anu po ba yung user name at password sa globe tatoo po sa
  17. F

    Closed Pahingi po ng site ng gswitch

    Globe switch na legit po kasi nagloloko gswitch ko bakit po ganun? Paltulong po salamat :*
  18. F

    Closed Promo

    Anu pong magandang promo na babagay kay injector? Salamat :)
  19. S


    Simple life of being a good father and a husband...