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long, narrow vessel widely used in ancient and medieval times, propelled principally by oars but also fitted with sails. The earliest type was sometimes 150 ft (46 m) long with 50 oars.
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a galley with three lines of oars placed one on top of another in staggered rows. Triremes usually had a displacement of more than 200 tons; they were 45 m long and 6 m wide, with a draft of 2.5 m. They carried a crew of up to 200. Sails were sometimes used on triremes as an aid to the oars. Triremes first appeared in Phoenicia, and beginning in the fifth century B.C., they spread throughout the fleets of other Mediterranean states. In the ancient Greek fleet, a vessel of this type was called a meres.


a galley, developed by the ancient Greeks as a warship, with three banks of oars on each side
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