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India’s Maritime History

The world knows of only one ocean named after a country and that is the Indian Ocean.From the creation of the world’s first dock to the formation of highly detailed maps inthe Harappan Era, India’s Maritime history is simply astonishing. Evidence exists that around 2300


India’s Maritime History

Indian Teakwood ship stitched with coir yarn. Indians have been competent mariners for over 5 thousand years. They first sailed in primitive rafts, then on Katamarans made with logs or planks bound together with coir yarn. Such rafts are still in use along our coast.