Tantura B (ca. 825)
The long, flat appearance of this wreck suggests galley construction, one end of a much longer vessel. The sixth strakes, which are not pine and are nearly keel size, may have been sister keels used for additional longitudinal strength and aid in hauling. A long, crenulated plank had angled edges and was cut to fill the spaces between the frames, as on the Highborn Cay, Molasses Reef, and other colonial Spanish vessels. 1
1. Richard Steffy, INA Shipdata Project, Texas A&M University.