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MaSS

stepping stones of maritime history

Description

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

References online
http://oxrep.classics.ox.ac.uk/databases/sites/italy/albenga/

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

East Indiaman

Roman structures