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Boats and ships can be made of just about anything as long as the vessel has an average density less than water and does not immediately dissolve (e.g. salt, paper pulp).

Most modern ships are made of steel or aluminum. Boats are made of metal, wood, plastic, or fiberglass. The earliest boats were made of logs or woven reeds.

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metal, wood, logs, plastic:( and paper boats too!

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Steel has been used for the matirial of ship building

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