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Keelboat - Wikipedia

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A keelboat is a riverine cargo-capable working boat, or a small- to mid-sized recreational sailing yacht. The boats in the first category have shallow structural ...

Keelboats - Steamboat Times

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As many as twenty-five men would work a keelboat upstream, using a variety of methods: Poling with "shoulder poles," which rested on the bottom, and which ...

Flagship: Keelboat, Barge or Boat? | Discovering Lewis & Clark ®

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Topical Summary: A model of Lewis and Clark's "Boat" or "Barge."—The "Keeled Boat" and other names for it—Other contemporary river vessels—Commercial ...

Keelboat - Lewis and Clark

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By winter of 1804, the Corps of Discovery and keelboat had ascended the Missouri .... Flammang, James M., Robert Fulton, Inventor and Steamboat Builder , ...

The Boats of the Corps of Discovery - Great River Road

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Before the advent of the steamboat, keelboats were the dominant boat for upriver travel. Normally a keelboat was dismantled for scrap after its journey, although ...

Keelboats - Mountain Men and Life

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Keelboats were a type of craft much used by the fur trappers and traders on the Missouri ... Construction of a keelboat cost from $2,000 to $3,000 each when ...

What Does the Keel Do? | Discover Boating

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The keel is basically a flat blade sticking down into the water from a sailboat's bottom. It has two functions: it prevents the boat from being blown sideways by the ...

HISTORY OF BOATS AND SHIPS

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HISTORY OF BOATS AND SHIPS including Messing about in boats, Egypt and ... This consists of a keel to which a ribbed frame is attached - much as animal ...

A History of Steamboats

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powered boats in the late 1700s and early. 1800s. ... so difficult, keelboat owners often took apart their boats at ... Watt invented an engine that was run by steam.

55 foot Keelboat - The Lewis and Clark Trail

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he main Ohio and Missouri River transportation that the Corps used was a 55 foot Keelboat, which could be sailed, rowed, poled like a raft, or towed from the ...