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Junk (ship)

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A junk from the 13th Century, Song Dynasty

A junk is an ancient Chinese sailing vessel/ship design. It is still in use today. Junks were created during the Song Dynasty (960-1129)[1] They were used during the 2nd century. They were found throughout South East Asia and India. They were mostly found in China and most famously in Hong Kong.

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  1. Crossley, Pamela Kyle, Daniel R. Headrick, Steven W. Hirsch, Lyman L. Johnson, and David Northrup. "Song Industries." The Earth and Its Peoples. By Richard W. Bulliet. 4th ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008. 279-80. Print.