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 ...
Here, a group of fur traders run a rapid on their keelboat en route to trade their
pelts. ..... They made the connection from Fort Pierre to Fort Union aboard the ...
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 ...
Construction of a keelboat cost from $2,000 to $3,000 each when ... They were
rib-made boats, shaped like the hull of a steamboat and decked over. They were
Keelboat definition, a roughly built, shallow freight boat, having a keel to permit
sailing ... People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
The steamboat actually made it easier for the farmer or merchant to use the
flatboat to ... Generally longer than the flatboat, the keelboat carried a sail on top
of its ...
Boats of all these kinds have been made by technologically primitive ... This
consists of a keel to which a ribbed frame is attached - much as animal ribs curve
Flatboat and keelboat journeys required a considerable amount of time to ... were
at first only from four to six feet in width, but soon were made much larger.
pirogue made from holowed out cottonwood tree ... Built in Pittsburgh, the keel
boat traveled down the Ohio River until reaching the Mississippi River and ...
The reason why the Scandinavians were so superior at sea was that they
invented the keel. Boats with a keel could not only be rowed, but sailed as well.