It consisted in all of 273 galleys which were of lighter build than the Christians', and less well supplied with cannon or small arms. The Turks still relied mainly on the bow and arrow.
While the use of the bow and arrow does not seem to have occurred to them, the spear and axe are in general use, commonly made of hard-wood; the hatchets of stone, and the javelins pointed' with stone or bone.
Their weapons were the bow and arrow and stones.
No spear thrower or bow and arrow was known.
On a rock en the eastern side are remains of a more ancient fortress, Bow and Arrow Castle, ascribed to William Rufus.