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Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 4 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
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y,Clinker-built. Boats are also known by their purpose or duty; as, — Advice-boat,Snag-boat, Canal-boat,Stone-boat, Dispatch-boat,Submarine-boat, Ferry-boat,Surf-boat, Ice-boat,Tender-boat, Life-boat,Torpedo-boat, Packet-boat,Tug-boat, Passage-boat,Whale-boat, etc. Pilot-boat, Also by specific names of various imports; as, — Bateau,Keel, Coracle,Metallic-boat, Buggy-boat,Punt, Bunder-boat,Scow, Caique,Sectional-boat, Dory,Skiff, Flat-boat,Steam-boat, Folding-boat,Wherry, etc., Gondola, most of which are described under their respective heads. Boat-car. Boat-detaching hook. Boat-bridge. A boat-bridge consists of a track laid on a number of boats anchored parallel in the stream, or moored to ropes or chains which pass from bank to bank. The bridge thrown across the Hellespont by Xerxes when he invaded Greece, 480 B. C., had a length of 500 paces, and was supported on ships used as pontons. Suspension cables of flax and biblos united the ship
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