17-Man Naval Rowing Boats

In 1906 at the unofficial Olympic Games, the Intercalated Games, there were a few of the more unusual rowing events, including the 17-Man Naval Rowing Boats. These may also been called Man-of-War boats. The event was raced over 3,000 meters. First and second places were taken by teams from Greece, with Italy third.

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