Caracoa; S2004-1208, photo: Steven Darby,  CMCC
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Also known as a caracor, this war boat has elaborate structures with platforms that can carry a crew of several hundred. It is sometimes accompanied by a fleet of smaller boats and serves as the primary vessel during manoeuvres.

Caracor - Detail

Adapted from the Malayan caracor, it is also used in coastal trade. In the seventeenth century, it was estimated that some boats measured from 12.8 to 14.6 m and could carry over 300 men.