Junk (ship)

type of boat

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.

A junk from the 13th Century, Song Dynasty


  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.