Boat Lab

Events

First Boats

10,000 BCE

Mesopotamian sailors invent sails

5,000 BCE - 3,000 BCE

Lanteen Sails widely being used

200 BCE

Vikings invent clinker building

300

The Central Rudder starts to replace the "Steerboard"

1200

Voyages by Christopher Columbus

1451 - 1506

First Iron-hulled boat built

1777

Steamboat SS Savannah crosses the Atlantic in 29 days

1819

Great Western steam boat is built

1837

The Titanic Sinks

1912

Marine gas turbine engines are used for the first time

1943

U.S Navy scraps the last of its giant battleships, USS Missouri

1992