1.Purpose: The Purpose of our expedition is to discover a faster route to the East Indies than what current path there is. I plan on the Voyage to take approximately two weeks give or take a day.
Recommended way to finance us by Ferdinand and Isabella by making the city of Palos pays back a debt to the crown then by providing two of the ships, and by getting Italian financial backing for part of the expenses. Then the crown would have to pay very little.2.Food: A)500 Gallons WaterB)10 Gallons VinegarC)60 Bottles Wine D)30 Gallons Olive OilE) 5 Gallons MolassesF)50 pounds CheeseG)1 Gallon HoneyH)20 pounds RaisinsI)100 pounds RiceJ)5 Jars GarlicK)10 Jars AlmondsL)10 Dozen Sea BiscuitsM)30 Pounds Dry Legumes EX: Chick Peas, Lentils, BeansN)4 Barreled SardinesO)3 Barreled Anchovies P)100 pounds Dry Salt CodQ)200 pounds Pickled Beef and Pork3.
Equipment:A) A fat and slow, designed for hauling cargo with at 18 meter lengths, keel length at 12 meters, beam 6 meters, and a depth of 3 meters from keel to deck and has to have three masts (fore, main, and mizzen), each of which carry one large sail. The foresail and mainsail need to be square; the sail on the mizzen, or rear, mast needs to be a triangular sail known as a lateen. In addition, the ship carry a small square sail on the bowsprit, and small topsail on the mainmast above the mainsail.
B) A caravel, a smaller, lighter, and faster ship than the First Ship about length of 17 meters, keel length 13 meters, beam 5 meters, and depth 2 meters with three masts, and most likely carry sails like those of first ship, except for the topsail, and perhaps the spritsail.C) A another caravel with square sails on the fore and main masts with four masts, including a small counter-mizzen at the stern with another lateen sail with the ship length at 15 meters, keel length 12 meters, beam 5 meters, and depth 2 meters.D) Basic EssensialsKnife A personWooden Bowl A personMap 3 to a ship 20 guns to a ship3 cooking pans a ship1000 feet of rope50 Basic ship repair Kits50 First Aid Kits4. Crew of the First Ship:Cristobal Colon (Christopher Columbus), captain-general Juan de la Cosa, owner and master Diego de Arana, master-at-arms Pedro de Gutierrez, royal steward Rodrigo de Escobedo, secretary of the fleet Rodrigo Sanchez, comptroller Diego de Salcedo, servant of Columbus Luis de Torres, interpreter Rodrigo de Jerez Alonso Chocero Alonso Clavijo Andres de Yruenes Antonia de Cuellar, carpenter Bartolome Biues Bartolome de Torres Bartolome Garcia, boatswain Chachu Cristobal Caro, goldsmith Diego Bermudez Diego Perez, painter Domingo de LequeitioDomingo Vizcaino, cooperGonzalo Franco Jacomel RicoJuan, servant Juan de Jerez Juan de la Placa Juan Martines de Acoque Juan de Medina Juan de Moguer Juan Ruiz de la Pena Juan Sanchez, physician Lope, joiner Maestre Juan Marin de Urtubia Pedro de Terreros, cabin boy Pero Nino, pilot Pedro Yzquierdo Pedro de Lepe Rodrigo Gallego, servant 5. Crew of the Second Ship:Martin Alonso Pinzon, captain Francisco Martin Pinzon, master Cristobal Garcia Xalmiento, pilot Cristobal Quintero, ship’s owner Francisco Garcia Vallejo Garcia Hernandez, steward Gomez Rascon Juan Bermudez Juan Quintero Juan Rodriquez Bermejo Pedro de Arcos Alonso de Palos Alvaro Perez Anton Calabres Bernal, servant Diego Martin Pinzon Fernando Mendes Francisco Mendes Gil Perez Juan Quadrado Juan Reynal Juan Verde de Triana Juan Vecano Maestre Diego, surgeon Pedro Tegero Sancho de Rama 6. Crew of the Third Ship:Vincente Yanez Pinzon, captain Juan Nino, owner and master Francisco Nino Bartolome Roldan, apprentice pilot Alonso de Morales, carpenter Andres de Huelva Bartolome Garcia, boatswain Diego Lorenzo Fernando de Triana Garcia Alonso Juan Arias, cabin boy Juan Arraes Juan Romero Maestre Alonso, phyiscian Miguel de Soria, servant Pedro de Soria Pero Arraes Pero Sanches Rodrigo Monge Sancho Ruiz, pilot Any People without specified Jobs are people need to navigate the boat and other odd jobs.