For sixteen days the boatmen poled their bateaux up the river.
At present, they are navigable about half their length for small steamboats and bateaux.
The bateaux were set up and waiting at the head of the rollways.
The canoe and bateaux were their only means of transportation.
But Clark was no believer in omens, and he ordered the bateaux to proceed.
There were fourteen companies, each provided with sixteen bateaux.
The bateaux should also be made of strong and light materials.
Bateaux from tide-water ascend to the junction, and thence high up the North fork, or Columbia.
In the Charles River, out of sight of Boston, were his two floating batteries and his bateaux filled with soldiers.
Early in the spring of 1554 a numerous and choice army descended the Volga in bateaux to the delta on which Astrachan is built.