Boats

Events

1st Boats include rafts, skin, hide and bark boats, kayaks, and dugouts

10,000 BCE

Greeks Build Giant Warships, including biremes and triremes

1500 BCE

Lateen sails are being widely used in the Mediteranian

200 CE

Vikings invent clinker building

300

Ocean Exploration and circumnavigation

1400 - 1499

Cornelis Drebble builds the 1st submarine

1620

1st iron-hulled boat is built

1777

Great Western is built

1837

Early form of the hovercraft based on a floating lily pad patened

1877

Hyfrofoil invented

1906

1st container ship launched

1956

US Navy scraps the last of its giant battleships

1992