EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLATBOAT
The launching of that flatboat was made a feast-day in the neighborhood.
Yet the steamboat did not drive the flatboat from the Western rivers.
Did you meet a flatboat floating down the river about an hour ago?
This was the establishing of steamboat and flatboat communication with New Orleans.
They had found the negro's flatboat, and carried it to the stream.
"Here is a flatboat," said Ben, who was the first to discover it.
You wasn't at the block-house, Dan'l, when the flatboat stopped there?
Because they are scared, as all of you were by the flatboat and its sail.
The one point was to get the flatboat away from land, and out into the stream.
The long knives had angry words with the men who would pole the flatboat.