Canadian Military History Gateway
Date > 1500
Subject > Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders > Population Groups > European > Spanish
Resource Type > Image
The weather shown hitting these Spanish ships was encountered by the Basque whalers based in Labrador during the second half of the 16th century. Occasionally, ships were lost. One such was the San Juan, sunk in Red Bay, Labrador in 1565.
Such armour was found on the Spanish galleons going to Labrador in the second half of the 16th century. (Museo Casa Pizzaro, Trujillo, Spain)