Dock

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Age of Empires I

  • Hit Points: 350

Upgrades

  • Researching Architecture increases the hit points and decreases the construction time of this building.

Summary

  • Units Available

The Dock lets you create the following boats:



  • The Dock is also where fishing vessels deposit Food and trade vessels deposit Gold from trading."
  • Historical Context

"The earliest boats were simply tied up to rocks or trees on shore to take on or drop off cargo or were physically pulled onto the beach. Later, wooden structures were built out into the water to facilitate loading and unloading. Docks were also safer for ships because ships could avoid being beached, which strained the hulls and increased leaking. When the dock was extended beyond the shallows, even larger ships could be tied up, further improving efficiencies."

[Quoted from Age of Empires Help File]

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