This is a database of descriptions of ships placed in the Museum.

This list is incomplete, so please add to it if you can!

Level 1-50Edit

Name Lvl Image Description

Le Grace Edit

Your first ship in Seaport. We hope you remember her with fondness, Captain.

Santa María Edit

Santa María was the flagship of Christopher Columbus's first expedition to America. She was a nau (carrack) with a single deck and three masts, launched in 1460. She was a modest-sized merchant vessel not intended for exploration. She got wrecked on the return trip to Spain, on 24 December (1492) at Haiti. Her nickname was La Gallega after the Spanish province where she was built.

La Pinta Edit

La Pinta was the fastest of the three ships used by Christopher Columbus in his first expedition across the Atlantic in 1492. She was a caravel smaller than Santa Maria. La Pinta was not the ship's actual name only a nickname, meaning the spotted one or the painted one. Her actual name is unknown.

Zeehaen Edit

Zeehaen was a Dutch fluyt in the service of the Dutch East India Company, launched in 1639. She was one of the two ships used by the explorer Abel Tasman. The Zeehaen left Holland in 1640 for Cambodia. In 1642 she and the Heemskerck were put under the command of Abel Tasman and sailed from Batavia (Jakarta) to explore the northern part of Terra Australis. During this expedition he discovered Tasmania and New Zealand.

Roland von Bremen Edit

Roland von Bremen is a replica of a cog from the 14th century found in the Weser river in Germany. The Bremen cog, as the remains are called, has never sailed out and sank while it was still under construction possibly due to a storm flood. The Bremen cog had one mast and was square-rigged, with a carvel-built bottom and clinch-built sides.

Venetian Edit

The representative of galere da mercato (merchantman galleys) which were built in Venice from the first half of the 14th century. They sailed in convoys and were defended by archers and slingsmen.

Peter von Danzig Edit

The ship was originally built in France under the name Pierre de la Rochelle. It arrived in Danzig (Gdańsk, Poland) with a cargo of sea salt in 1462. Here, after being struck by lightning, it was rebuilt into a warship. It was the largest vessel with carvel planking in the Baltic region in the 15th century.

Hulk Zigmund Edit

A hulk was a type of medieval ship, a technological predecessor of the carrack and caravel. The hulk was common mainly in the coastal region of Western Europe where it was used primarily as a river or canal boat.

Caracca Atlantica Edit

Caracca Atlantica was the type of ships often used for the voyages to the New World in the 16th century.

São Miguel Edit

São Miguel was a Portuguese vessel used as the supply ship of Vasco da Gama's fleet on his first voyage to India. It was a carrack of about 110 or 200 tons with Gonçalo Nunes as captain. The ship got damaged and was broken up near the Bay of São Brás, along the east coast of Africa on the way to India.

HMS Royal James Edit

HMS Royal James was a 100-gun first-rate ship of the English Royal Navy, launched in 1675. She was renamed HMS Victory in 1691 and took part in the Battle of Barfleur. She was partly destroyed by an accidental fire in February 1721 and was broken up afterwards. Some of her timbers were used to build the new HMS Victory, launched in 1737.

São Gabriel Edit

São Gabriel was the flagship of Vasco da Gama's armada on his first voyage to india in 1497-1499. The ship was constructed under the supervision of the explorer Bartolomeu Dias, who had reached Cape of Good Hope before. São Gabriel was a carrack with three masts and the tonnage of 90-120t. The ship endured the whole voyage and returned back to Portugal in August 1499.

Den Røde Løve Edit

Den Røde Løve was a ship of the Dano-Norwegian Army in service during the 17th century. She took part in the 1605 Hans Køning expedition to Greenland and the Lindenov expedition the next year.

La Pensée Edit

The French ship La Pensée was used by the explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano on his first voyage to North America. He set out for the North American coast in 1508 in the company of captain Thomas Aubert. Verrazzano explored the region of Newfoundland and the St. Lawrence river in Canada.

São Rafael Edit

The sister ship of São Gabriel which was constructed specifically for Vasco Da Gama's voyage to India in 1497. It was of similar dimensions as the São Gabriel. The vessel was burned at the coast of East Africa on the way back to Portugal. It became redundant due to the diminished crew.

HMS Charles Edit

Charles was a 44-gun second rank ship of the English navy, built by Peter Pett I at Woolwich and launched in 1632. She was renamed to Liberty in 1649. She was wrecked a year later off Harwich.

Berrio Edit

Berrio was a caravel that was together with São Gabriel, São Rafael and São Miguel part of Vasco Da Gama's fleet. The ship's name comes from the name of its owner Manuel de Berrio - a naval pilot from Lagos. Berrio was the smallest and swiftest ship of the convoy with a tonnage of 50t-90t. It was the first vessel from Da Gama's fleet to return to Lisbon on July 10, 1499.

La World Edit

Merchant ship launched in 1472 with the home port in Gow.

Niña Edit

La Niña, originally names Santa Clara, was one of the three ships used by Columbus in his voyage to the West Indies in 1492 when he discovered the New World. She was a small caravel type vessel not intended for ocean travel. Nevertheless, she successfully completed the first voyage and returned to the New World again in the next few expeditions.

Santa Anna Edit

Santa Anna was a carrack of the navy of the Knights Hospitaller, a medieval Catholic military order that preceded the contemporary Sovereign Military Order of Malta. Santa Anna was launched in Nice in 1522. She fought in the successful campaign of the Spanish fleet under Charles V against Tunis. Santa Anna was stripped and abandoned in 1540.

Husse Edit

Husse was a Dutch merchant ship launched in 1481.

Mary Aleyn Edit

Mary Aleyn was an English merchant ship, launched in Newcastle in 1488.

HMS St George Edit

HMS St George was a 42-gun great ship of the English Royal Navy, built by Andrew Burrell and launched in 1622. She took part in the Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife in 1657. St George was hulked in 1687, and sank as a blockship in 1697.

Halygast Edit

A merchant ship launched in 1465 with the home port in Camfer.

HMS Albemarle Edit

HMS Albemarle was a 90-gun second-rate ship of the Royal Navy, launched in 1680 at Harwich. She took part in the Battle of Beachy Head and the Battle of Barfleur. In 1704 she was rebuilt and renamed HMS Union. Union was broken up in 1749.

Wegiz Edit

One of the ships used by Amerigo Vespucci on his first voyage to the New World in 1497-1498. The other ships were San Antiago, Repertago and the Girmand. Wegiz was a caravel with two lateen sails and one square rig.

Margaret Edit

A merchant ship with home port in Bullen, launched in 1465.

Level 51-100Edit

Name Lvl Image Description

San AntiagoEdit

San Antiago was an Italian caravel with two masts. It was one of the ships used by Amerigo Vespucci on his first voyage to the New World in 1497-98. The other ships were Wegiz, Repertago and Girmand.

Godisgrace Edit

Godisgrace was a merchant ship from Gosford, launched in 1465.

Gerome Edit

Gerome was a merchant ship from Brell, launched in 1465.

Constant Warwick Edit

The Constant Warwick was a 32-gun fourth rate frigate which served in the English Royal Navy, built by Peter Pett I at Ratcliff and launched in 1645. She was built as a Private Armed Ship for the Earl of Warwick and was later purchased by the navy. She was captured in 1691 off Portugal by a French squadron.

Henry Edit

Merchant ship Henry was launched in 1465 and her homeport was Camfer.

Barlamew Edit

Barlamew was a merchant ship from Stonos, launched in 1465.

San Antonio Edit

San Antonio was one of the five ships that took part on the Spanish expedition of Fernão de Magalhãas in 1519-1522. Due to a mutiny San Antonio deserted the expedition during the navigation of the Straits of Magellan and returned to Europe on her own.

Cristofur Edit

A merchant ship with home port in Dordrecht, launched in 1465.

Horse Edit

A merchant ship with home port in Gow, launched in 1465.

Olifant Edit

A merchant ship with home port in Gow, launched in 1465.

Anne GallantEdit

Anne Gallant was an English ship of the Tudor Royal Navy in the 16th century.

Lilly Edit

Lilly was a merchant ship from Gow, launched in 1465.

Mary Rose Edit

An English warship built on the request of Henry VIII in 1511. She served 34 years in the Tudor Navy and was part of the fleet in three wars. She sank in the battle of Solent in 1545. The cause of sinking is not clear. The main opinions are that she sank after the french attack or that she keeled over due to being unstable.

Adler von Lübeck Edit

Adler von Lübeck was a war galleon from the Hanseatic city of Lübeck, Germany, launched in 1566. She was one of the largest ships in the world at her time. Despite being built as a warship intended to fight in the Northern Seven Years' War with Sweden, she never served this purpose. The war ended shortly after her completion in 1570 and the warship was converted into a freighter. She was disassembled after 20 years of service.


Engelen was a warship in the Danish navy, launched in 1504. It was accidentally burned at Santander, Spain in 1518 while loaned to Charles V, the Holy Roman Emperor.

Repertago Edit

Repertago was an Italian caravel with two masts. It was one of the ships used by Amerigo Vespucci on his first voyage to the New World in 1497-98. The other ships were San Antiago, Wegiz and Girmand.

Level 101-350Edit

Name Lvl Image Description

Anunciada Edit

The carrack Anunciada was part of the Spanish Armada that attacked England in 1588. After the unsuccessful attack she escaped the British and planned to return home. She was damaged in a storm and leaking badly. Attempts to repair her failed and she was abandoned and set on fire.

San Esteban Edit

San Esteban was a Spanish cargo ship and one of a flotilla of four ships carrying treasure from New Spain (Mexico) to Cuba. Three were wrecked in the storm, including San Esteban in 1554. The remains of San Esteban were found in 1970 and excavated in 1972-73.

SS Steamer Edit

SS Steamer was an American side wheel steamship, launched in 1850.

PS Vernon Edit

Vernon was a paddle steamer built in 1839 for the Green Blackwall Line. Her engines proved uneconomic and she was converted to a sailing ship. Vernon was sold to the Colony of New South Wales in 1867 where she served as a training vessel. She caught fire and burned down while she was being broken up in 1893.

Special ShipsEdit

These ships were only available as one-time gifts or from special offers.

Name Lvl Image Description

Defiance Edit

Part of the special offer - DEFIANCE PACKAGE. Defiance was a 46-gun galleon of the English Tudor navy, launched in 1590. It was sold out of the navy in 1650.

Glory Edit

Part of the special offer - STARTER PACK. Glory was a 28m long carrack launched in 1450.

PF Jubilee Edit

Gifted for free during Pixel Federation's 10th Birthday. Ship constructed in celebration of the 10th birthday of Pixel Federation.

Vasco Da Gama Edit

REWARD - Vasco da Gama. A ship named after the famous Portuguese explorer Vasco Da Gama. He was the first European to reach India by sea by sailing around the southern tip of Africa in 1497-1499.

San Antiago Edit

REWARD - Amerigo Vespucci. San Antiago was an Italian caravel with two masts. It was one of the ships used by Amerigo Vespucci on his first voyage to the New World in 1497-98. The other ships were Wegiz, Repertago and Girmand.

Cacafuego Edit

REWARD - Francis Drake. Nuestra Señora de la Concepción was a 120-ton Spanish galleon that sailed the Peru - Panama trading route during the 16th century. She was also known under the nickname Cacafuego. She was the most famous prize of Sir Francis Drake on his circumnavigation of the globe.

Event ShipsEdit

These ships were only available during events.

Name Lvl Image Description

Northmen Edit

Typical wooden Viking ship used in northern Europe from 8th to 11th century.


Christmas 2018 Event. Snow is a type of vessel with two masts and one snow- or trysail-mast (a mast with three square sails). She dates back to the late 17th century and was used in the area of the Baltic Sea. They were used both as military vessels and merchant ships.

Aurora Edit

Typical wooden Viking ship used in northern Europe from 8th to 11th century.

Saint-Michel Edit

Saint-Michel was a small sailing ship bought by Jules Verne in 1867. Later he purchased new ships with the names Saint-Michel II and the Saint-Michel III. In the last one, he sailed around Europe.

HMS Ganges Edit

HMS Ganges was a 84-gun second-rate ship of the Royal Navy, launched in 1821 at Bombay Dockyard, India. For a time, she was the flagship of the Pacific Station, based at Valparaíso, Chile. From 1865, she served as a training ship in England. She was broken up at Plymouth in 1930.

Resurgam Edit

Resurgam I and II were two submarines designed and built by Reverend George Garrett in 1878 and 1879. They were designed to be used as a weapon to defend against attack by torpedo vessels. The first one was hand powered while the second had a steam engine. The second Resurgam sank in the Liverpool Bay on 25 February 1880.

Ictineo Edit

Ictineo I was one of the first submarines. She was constructed in Barcelona, Spain in 1858-1859 by engineer Narcís Monturiol. The submarine was built from wood and propelled by hand crank propellers. Ictíneo I was destroyed in January 1862 when a cargo vessel ran into it while it was berthed.

Tag Sing Yi Edit

A typical Chinese junk used from the 2nd century AD. The sails are supported by bamboo rods.

Król Dawid Edit

Król Dawid was a galleon of the Polish Navy, launched in 1623. Initially, it served as a merchant ship under the German name König David. At the beginning of the war with Sweden, Król Dawid was admitted to the Polish Navy and participated in the Battle of Hel and the Battle of Oliwa in 1627. In 1629 the ship was sent to the Catholic League and served during the Thirty Years' War. In 1630, when Król Dawid was seeking refuge in Lübeck, it was captured by the citizens of the city.

HMS Sea Rider Edit

Seaport's 3rd Birthday Event. HMS Sea Rider was an 8-gun flyboat. She was captured by the British in 1665 and commissioned into the Royal Navy. Sea Rider was sold in 1668.

Asahi Maru Edit

Asahi Maru was a western-style frigate launched in 1855. Since 17th century Japan was pursuing the isolation policy which included the ban on building large ocean-going vessels. After the Perry expedition in 1843, Japan started to bolster the coastal defenses and the law was abolished. Asahi Maru and Shhei Maru were among the first warships constructed afterwards. Asahi Maru served as a troop transport by the Tokugawa Navy. After Meiji Restoration, she was sold to a private shipowner, and became a coastal transport.

Alecton Edit

Alecton was a corvette in the French Navy launched in 1861. She is one of the first ships to have encountered a giant squid which was until then considered to be a mythical creature. Alecton was scrapped in 1884.

HMS Geyser Edit

HMS Geyser was a wooden paddle sloop of the Royal Navy, launched in 1841. At the beginning of her career, she was stationed in the Mediterranean. In 1850, Geyser rescued the survivors of the passenger ship Childe Harold. The next year, she served as an anti-slavery patrol off the coast of Brazil. From 1860, she served as a storeship in Devonport. Geyser was broken up in 1866.

HMS St David Edit

HMS St David was a 54-gun fourth rate ship of the English Royal Navy, launched in 1667. She was wrecked in Portsmouth Harbor in 1690. The next year St David was raised and hulked. SHe was sold in 1713.