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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
and more powerful steamboats gained popularity. In 1769, a Scotsman named
James. Watt invented an engine that was run by steam. Once inventors learned ...
Rafts, boats and ships, their construction and use. ... From earliest times
Egyptians built boats for transportation, fishing and enjoyment. Their importance
in every ...
Kids learn about the boats and transportation of Ancient Egypt. The Nile River
was an important way to travel using ships and rafts.
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-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
On this day in History, Germans unleash U-boats on Jan 31, 1917. Learn more
about what happened today on History.