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A big Roman cargo ship.
Corbita or Navis Oneraria.
Length : ca. 40 m
Capacity : 400-450 tons
Cargo : 11.000 amphora's wine from Campania.

Found in 1925 by local fishermen.

First investigated in 1950.

Roman corbita.


References online

References in writing
B.M. Encyclopaedia of Underwater and Maritime Archaeology.

East Indiaman

Roman structures