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The History of Outboard Boat Motors – Part Three

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Boat Propellers, Boating | 0 comments

About the same time Mr. Waterman was developing his first boat motors, a young man named Ole Evinrude, born in Norway in 1877 and came to America in 1882, started out his adult life at the age of sixteen by getting a job in a machine shop in Madison Wisconsin. He soon became very skilled in machinery and pattern making and studied mathematics in his spare...

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The History of Outboard Boat Motors – Part Two

Posted by on Apr 5, 2014 in Boating | 0 comments

What is considered the first generally known outboard boat motors that the public became familiar with was developed by a man who’s name was ( and this is no joke ) Cameron B. Waterman, in 1905 and located in Detroit, Michigan. His first engine was made from a single cylinder Curtis motorcycle engine and was chain driven, which had to have thrown up...

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