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Halkett Inflatable Boat

In 1844, Lt. Peter Halkett RN (1765-1839) designed a round-shaped inflatable boat which was used in several Artic expeditions. The boat was made of layers of cotton fabic covered with rubber, brass n ... show more

In 1844, Lt. Peter Halkett RN (1765-1839) designed a round-shaped inflatable boat which was used in several Artic expeditions. The boat was made of layers of cotton fabic covered with rubber, brass nozzels for inflation and padded fenders.

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