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
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.