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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. ... The oldest recovered boat in the world is the Pesse canoe, a dugout made from the .... Jump up ^ First Mariners – Archaeology Magazine Archive.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steamboat

A steamboat is a boat that is propelled primarily by steam power, typically driving propellers or ... Early attempts at powering a boat by steam were made by the French inventor Denis Papin and the English inventor Thomas Newcomen. ... The first steam-powered ship Pyroscaphe was a paddle steamer powered by a ...

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

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 ...

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 ... Boats of all these kinds have been made by technologically primitive ...

www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?gtrack=pthc&ParagraphID=agf1

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 ...

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

Information on ships and boats for students K-6, in timeline format. ... The first boats were made thousands of years ago. Ships and boats are used for travel, ...

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

May 8, 2012 ... We all know that Fulton invented the steamboat, Daimler and ... Likewise, Lenoir may have been the first person to motorize a boat, but it was ...

www.thoughtco.com/history-of-steamboats-4057901

Apr 19, 2017 ... With the help of American inventor Robert Fulton, the steam engine ... The era of the steamboat began when inventor John Fitch made the first successful ... But while his boats were mechanically successful, Fitch failed to pay ...

www.britannica.com/technology/ship/History-of-ships

Jul 6, 2016 ... Boats are still vital aids to movement, even those little changed in form during ... to a rudder, first attached to the side of the boat and then, after a straight stern post ..... The question of the invention of the steamboat raises fierce ...