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Boat - Wikipedia

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A boat is a watercraft of a large range of sizes designed to float, plane, work or travel on water. Small boats are typically found on inland waterways (e.g., rivers ...

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

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This section covers watercraft used by Man before the Age of Metal, the invention of writing and the rise of kingdoms; roughly before 3,000 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.

A History of Steamboats

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and more powerful steamboats gained popularity. In 1769, a Scotsman named James. Watt invented an engine that was run by steam. Once inventors learned ...

Ancient Egypt: Ships and Boats

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Rafts, boats and ships, their construction and use. ... From earliest times Egyptians built boats for transportation, fishing and enjoyment. Their importance in every ...

Ancient Egyptian History for Kids: Boats and Transportation

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Kids learn about the boats and transportation of Ancient Egypt. The Nile River was an important way to travel using ships and rafts.

When were boats invented? - You Ask Andy

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Sep 21, 2008 ... We don't know who invented the boat. We do know, however, that almost as long as man has been civilized, he has been a sailor. The world's ...

About Duffy | Duffy Electric Boat Company

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about-duffy-boats. When Marshall “Duffy” Duffield placed the motor from a secondhand golf cart into the hull of a beat-up motorboat more than 45 years ago , ...

Germans unleash U-boats - Jan 31, 1917 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, Germans unleash U-boats on Jan 31, 1917. Learn more about what happened today on History.

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Who invented boats? | Reference.com

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Some of the first boats were likely invented and used by the Egyptians and Mesopotamians as far back as 3000 BC. These ancient civilizations used anything ...

HISTORY OF BOATS AND SHIPS

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HISTORY OF BOATS AND SHIPS including Messing about in boats, Egypt and Mesopotamia.

Why was boats invented - Answers.com

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so people could float. before there were cars and roads, there were rivers and boats. to go over the water, to go to other places/countries.