This is a superbly detailed and accurate model of the Greek/Athenian Bireme. When built, the Greek Bireme made use of cutting edge technology.With a particularly deadly bow ram, she fought bravely against the Persian fleet at the historic Battle of Salamis. The Bireme was managed by 44 oarsmen working in two banks of oars (hence the name "Bireme" - a trireme had three banks of oars, a quingereme five banks). The style of the vessel changed little from 480 BC to the late Roman Empire. This model could be used as a basis for a Roman vessel. The Greek Bireme kit includes a pre-cut keel, frames, a square.
Wood/metal fittings for a museum quality finish. This brand new kit comes with detailed English instructions, though the. Is best for intermediate to advanced builders!Our Ships and Kits Make Great Gifts and Projects! Add a map to your own listings.
The item "Elegant, Finely Detailed Wooden Model Ship Kit by Amati Greek Bireme" is in sale since Saturday, November 04, 2017. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats, Ships\Other Boat, Ship Models & Kits". The seller is "ageofsail" and is located in San Lorenzo, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.