Sea Transport.
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A coracle is the earliest known type of sea transport, the earliest written evidence of a coracle-type boat was in the bible, Exodus 2:3 which was written around 1400BC.


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A junk is an ancient Chinese sailing vessel design still in use today. Junks were developed during the Han Dynasty and were used as sea-going vessels as early as the 2nd Century AD.



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The Viking age in European history was about AD 700 to 1100. During this period many Vikings left Scandinavia and travelled to other countries, such as Britain and Ireland.


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The first submersible with reliable information on its construction was built in 1620 by Cornelius Jacobszoon Drebbel, a Dutchman.



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The first mention in the historical record of the principles behind hovering and hoverboats was by Swedish scientist Emanuel Swedenborg in 1716.



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A raft is any flat structure for support or transportation over water. It is the most basic of boat design, characterized by the absence of a hull. They were created in the 19th Century.

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A clipper was a very fast sailing ship of the 19th century that had three or more mast and a square rig. They were generally narrow for their length, could carry limited bulk freight, small by later 19th century standards, and had a large total sail area.




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Boats have moved on a lot since then to things like The Disney Fantasy which is a cruise ship. This boat has 1,250 bedrooms on board.Boats have changed over time and this time line is to show you how and why.