jan 1, 1508 - Almeida avenged his defeat and
death of his son.
1) Francisco Almeida crushed the Egyptian and Gujarati navies.
2) His vision was to make Portuguese the master of the Indian Ocean.
3) His policy was known as "Blue Water Policy"
"As long as you may be poerful at sea you will hold Indiaas yours; and if you do not posses this power; little will avail you a fortress on shore" --Francisco De Almeida
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Modern History of India