Zvezda 8515 Roman Trireme Rowing Warship 1/72
Zvezda 1/72 Roman Trireme Rowing Warship 8515
The Trireme is a mediterranean rowing warship, similar to the Greek Triera. Its main weapon was a ram. The ship had a boarding bridge called 'Raven' which Roman legionaries used to get on an enemy vessel. The maximal speed on oars was up to 6 knots ( 11 km/h). Two straight sails served as an auxiliary power source. The crew consisted of approximately 350 people, including rowers.