Flashcards in Sea Travel Deck (11)
How did the Romans make a fleet for the First Punic War?
They copied a grounded Carthaginian warship
Freight and passenger ships
What were the chief requirements for the warships
Speed and maneuverability
Three banks of oars
Five banks of oars
Merchant ships relied primarily on
Merchants ship's masts were
Permanently fixed unlike warships
Were three masts vessels common
No, they were rare
Were merchant ships seaworthy?
No, they were made only for coasting voyages