tiabunna's photos with the 15th century

The Portuguese Caravel 'Notorious' at Batemans Bay

The Portuguese Caravel 'Notorious' at Batemans Bay
People queuing to inspect the replica 15th century Portuguese caravel 'Notorious' at Batemans Bay, NSW Australia. Though not totally proven, it is very probable that several ships of this type, led by the Portuguese explorer Cristóvão de Mendonça were t…
Added on July 18, 2013

22:100 Graeme, Captain of the 'Notorious'

22:100 Graeme, Captain of the 'Notorious'
See note at top left for a photo of the "Notorious"

I met Graeme while inspecting the replica 15th century Portuguese caravel visiting Batemans Bay. Ships to this design were used by Columbus in 1492 and (almost certainly) by Cristóvão de Mendonça to s…
Added on July 18, 2013

21:100 Felicite from the good ship 'Notorious'

21:100  Felicite from the good ship 'Notorious'
There's nothing like a good dose of amazement. I had mine today when I drove across our local bridge and found myself looking at a 15th century Portuguese caravel sailing ship. It rated about 9.99 on a scale of ten!

So I hurtled home for camera gear, t…
Added on July 18, 2013