Ship Name

Kyrenia (350 BC)

Type

Merchant Vessel

Origins/Provenance

Greece

Era

Ancient/Medieval (to 1350)

Year Launched

350

Home Waters

Eastern Mediterranean

Function

Commercial

Displacement (tons)

14

Length (feet)

45

Beam (feet)

14

Primary Propulsion

Human energy

Propulsion Specifications

Auxiliary sail; temporary mast

Hull

Wooden (pine and oak)

Historical Note

Best preserved ancient Greek merchant vessel ever found. Full-scale replica built in 1985.

Related Images

external image boat0_kyrenia_0000.jpg
Greek cargo ship
Image Id: 750 I

Related Source

Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia (1997)

Record ID: 39