Ancient ships / by Cecil Torr ; edited with an introduction by Anthony J. Podlecki ; with an appendix containing a series of articles on the Greek warship and the Greek trireme, by W.W. Tarn [and others].

; Podlecki, Anthony J ; Tarn, W. W. (William Woodthorpe), 1869-1957
1st American ed.. Chicago : Argonaut, [1964] .

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Other Authors Podlecki, Anthony J.
Tarn, W. W. 1869-1957.
Subjects Barcos -- Construcción.
Construction navale -- Histoire.
Historia Antiga -- Grecia (Ciencia E Tecnologia)
Shipbuilding -- History -- To 1500.
Ships, Ancient.
Series Argonaut library of antiquities.
Description xiv, 222 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, plans, plates ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1964]
Notes Includes indexes.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-221).
Contents Introduction / Anthony J. Podlecki -- Preface / Cecil Torr -- Ships with oars -- Dimensions of the ships -- Tonnage of the ships -- Materials for ship-building -- Structure of the hull -- Anchors and cables -- Steering-gear -- Rigging -- Flags and lights -- Sounding-lead, log, et cetera -- Ship's boat -- Appendix on types of ships -- Indexes -- The Greek warship / W.W. Tarn -- Critical notes on the Greek warship / Cecil Torr -- The Greek trireme. Triremes / Arthur Bernard Cook -- Sectional half model of a trireme / Wigham Richardson -- Triremes / Cecil Torr -- Thranite, zugite, and thalamite / W.W. Tarn -- Triremes / Cecil Torr -- Triremes / Philip Newman -- Triremes / Cecil Torr.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)570336
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Torr, Cecil, 1857-1928.
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