The Santissima Madre is a Spanish vessel of the 1692 and it represents a typical ship of the 17th Century. The ship was heavily armed with 3 batteries of cannons. The structure of the ship is like a new concept in construction which needed that the ships had very few decorations and superstructures. The ship was very light and manoeuvrable.
There is no real history for the ship, but only a legend. In fact this ship has been reconstructed from documents, in pictures and monographs found in the museum of Paris and of Barcelone.