North River Steamboat (Clermont) (1807)
Robert Fulton American engineer created the first operational steam-powered ship.
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The first paddle steamer in Hungary entered service in 1846.
The steam engine, perfected by the Scottish engineer James Watt, revolutionised technology.
The submarine designed by the Spanish inventor Narcís Monturiol was a pioneering work in the history of underwater navigation.
Oil tankers appeared in the late 19th century; today they are among the largest ships.
Owing to the inventions in the 18th century, textile industry became one of the most important industries.
The name of the Russian armoured cruiser became well known during the October Revolution of 1917.
HMS Dreadnought revolutionised battleship-building in the 20th century.
A bireme is a type of ancient warship, with a characteristic pointed bow and two decks of oars, used by many armies.
A type of steam locomotives used by British Railways were manufactured in the 1950s.
Commercial maritime routes of container ships form a global network.
Hero of Alexandria is the inventor of the first steam engine, although he regarded it as an entertaining toy.
The largest ocean liner at the time of its construction.
Threshing machines are used for separating grains from straw.
RMS Titanic was the largest passenger ship at the beginning of the 20th century.
From the 1940s, the increasingly large aircraft carriers became the masters of the oceans.