Special Sub-Topic: Nautical Trivia
|What is a short deck built across the back of a ship known as?|
Poop deck. It was a shory deck built over and after part of the spar deck.
|Which boat, the Nina, the Pinta or the Santa Maria, sank after hitting a coral reef?|
Santa Maria. It was wrecked off the coast of Hispaniola.
|How many sails would be up if a five masted ship was under full sail?|
|What was the name of Henry Hudson's most famous ship?|
Half Moon. His first two voyages were made on the Hopewell and a final voyage was made on the Discovery but the one that is better known is the third voyage on the Half Moon.
|Where was the USS Lexington sunk during World War 2?|
Coral Sea. This battle was fought on May 7-8, 1942. The Americans lost a destroyer and a tanker also. The carrier Yorktown was damaged also.
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