Greek Bireme 480 BC 560mm

Greek Bireme 480 BC 560mm

Ref: 1404

A fast and fearsome battleship, the bireme was manned by 44 oarsmen working on two banks of oars. The protruding bow was a useful tool for ramming enemy ships during close range fightings.

This Amati kit boasts the following features:

Pre-cut wooden frame assembly.
Single planked hull construction in Walnut.
Walnut interior woodwork
Limewood oars
Where appropriate, decorative detail is from cast metal
Ramin mast
Various sizes of cord for standing and running rigging.
Sail Material
Boxwood rigging blocks.
Multi language assembly instructions.
Full sized profile and plan drawings with detail drawings to aid construction.