Author Results for Austin P. Farrar

Note: The Marsala Punic Ship – the shape to be reported

By Austin P. Farrar

After years of neglect the plans of the Marsala Punic ship has to be relofted, and this describes the methods used. Read More

Filed under: Antiquity | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design

Note: Spray Deflectors – a Sequel

By Austin P. Farrar

The author explains the flow of water along smooth rounded topsides, and uses the design by Lawrence of Arabia as an example of good practice. Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design

Note: Spray Deflectors

By Austin P. Farrar

An examination of the Punic warship of BC250 assembled at Marsala has revealed a belt of simulated clincher planking which would have achieved the effect of deflecting spray. Read More

Filed under: Antiquity | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design