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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boat

A boat is a watercraft of a large range of sizes designed to float, plane, work or travel on water. ..... Jump up ^ First Mariners – Archaeology Magazine Archive.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_maritime_history

Maritime history dates back thousands of years. In ancient maritime history, evidence of maritime trade between civilizations dates back at least two millennia . The first prehistoric boats are presumed to have been dugout canoes which ..... The canal pound lock was invented in China during the previous century, while Shen ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Fitch_(inventor)

The first successful trial run of his steamboat ... a battle with James Rumsey, who had also invented a steam-powered boat.

www.iro.umontreal.ca/~vaucher/History/Prehistoric_Craft

Rafts; Reed Boats; Dugouts Canoes; Kayaks & Coracles; Earliest Leather Boats ... of Metal, the invention of writing and the rise of kingdoms; roughly before 3,000 BCE. ... However, the very first sea-worthy boats were most probably built long ...

www.reference.com/history/invented-first-boat-7967bdf4f9d438aa

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 ...

www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=aa14

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

news.wyotech.edu/post/2012/05/who-invented-the-motorboat

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 ...

www.kidcyber.com.au/ships-and-boats-timeline

Boat builders in ancient Egypt used reeds to build what were probably the first sailing boats. The Egyptian reed boats had a mast and sails and were used on the ...

www.q-files.com/technology/ships-and-boats/history-of-sailing-ships

The first sailing boats had single masts with square sails fixed to them. Over the centuries, boatbuilders arranged their boats' sails, called the rig, in various ways  ...

www.brighthubengineering.com/marine-history/78133-the-sailboats-of-ancient-mesopotamia

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.