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           The first recorded sea battle in America, fought between rival flotillas of Norse cogs (= oceangoing trading ship), is depicted in petroglyphs carved some 18 ft to the SW of the central sun-god figure on King Woden-lithi's monument at Peterborough, Ontario.  In this detail two cogs are about to clash head-on.  The ship on the right is seemingly fitted with a battering ram, as also is the bow of the vessel approaching from the upper left.


          The inscription reads K-GH I-M, kogga ima, "Battle of the seagoing ships." (Fell 1982).