The San Martin was flagship of famous Armada Invencible (Invincible Fleet) under the command of the Duke of Medina Sidonia in 1588. San Martin sustained heavy damage in the battle of Gravelines by a group of English ships
The cutter LE CERF was build after the plans of well known French ship designer Denys. The CERF was launched in March 2, 1779 in Saint-Malo dock-yard. Command of the ship was confided to ensign Varages.
The model represents the Greek bireme from the 6th Century before Christ. The garrison force was created by 50 oarsmen, who were sitting in two rows one above another (on each side 25) and by about another 10 soldiers.
The model represents a Greek Trireme from the age of battle of Salamis (480 B.C.). The crew were 170 oarsmen and about 30 warriors. Under favourable conditions, trireme could fly at up to 12 miles per hour.
The Nina was a ship in a fleet of Christopher Columbus on his voyage to America. Other ships were flagship Santa Maria and Pinta. The voyage of the Christopher Columbus starts in August 1492 in port Palos de la Frontera.
Santa Maria was the flagship of Christopher Columbus on his first voyage to America. On August 1492 Santa Maria, Pinta and Nina started their voyage to America in Palos de la Frontera port in southwest coast of Spain.
The Knarrs were very robust and very well resist against unfavorable conditions in open sea. This model represents the similar Knarr which was found near the village of Skuldelev at Denmark and which is known as Skuldelev 1.