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A boat is a watercraft of any size designed to float or plane, to work or travel on water. ... The oldest recovered boat in the world is the Pesse canoe, a dugout made from the .... Jump up ^ First ...

History of Boats

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However, the very first sea-worthy boats were most probably built long before that , .... Nowadays, the most primitive examples are the one-man boats made from ...

Who invented the first ship? | Reference.com

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There is no real way to pinpoint who exactly invented the first ship or the concept of using a boat, but most historians agree that the Egyptians were the first ...

HISTORY OF BOATS AND SHIPS - HistoryWorld

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The new craft has been designed and made at Wilkinson's own foundry at Coalbrookdale. It is the world's first iron boat. It seems to the onlookers inconceivable ...

Ancient Egypt: Ships and Boats

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The first dynasty boats found at Abydos were about 25 metres long, two to three metres ... As there was very little wood available, the first vessels were made of ...

A History of Steamboats

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Watt invented an engine that was run by steam. Once inventors learned about the steam engine they began to experiment with using it to run boats. The first man ...

The History of Steamboats - Inventors - About.com

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John Fitch made the first successful trial of a steamboat and Robert Fulton ... The idea of using steam power to propel boats occurred to inventors soon after the ...

Egyptian Ships - Ages of Exploration

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Egyptians built some of the earliest boats ever recorded. The first ones were made from papyrus reeds and propelled by rowing. Date: 6000 BCE - 3000 BCE.

Ancient Mesopotamia Sailboats: An Introduction

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Nov 7, 2012 ... Ancient Mesopotamia were the first people to ever invent and build ... in the form of water transportation, and thus the first boats were invented.

History of sailing ships - Q-files Encyclopedia

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The first sailing boats had single masts with square sails fixed to them. Over the ... The hulls of the earliest ships were made of papyrus reeds bundled together.

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Who invented the first boat? | Reference.com

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The first boats are believed to have been built by the prehistoric hominid species, Homo erectus. The oldest boat to be recovered archaeologically is the Pesse ...

history of boats and ships - HistoryWorld

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HISTORY OF BOATS AND SHIPS including Messing about in boats, Egypt and ... Boats of all these kinds have been made by technologically primitive ...

Who Invented the Motorboat? | WyoTech Latest News and Events

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May 8, 2012 ... Just one year after they built the first successful “horseless carriage,” Daimler and Maybach tested a small internal combustion engine on a boat ...