About the ship: Paddle Steamer

About the ship: Paddle Steamer

Paddle Steamer
The paddle steamer ship is a shop which is powered by a steam engine and uses paddle wheels to propel through the water. The paddle steamers were largely used in the late 19th century as they could carry large amounts of goods through the sea. These ships are efficient in rough or open water. There are two types of paddle steamers- Sternwheeler- The sternwheelers where largely used for services in America, especially through the Mississippi, although they were invented in the Europe. The first sternwheeler was built in the year 1815. Side-wheeler- The side-wheelers are made narrower than the sternwheelers as the paddle wheels on the sides can have different speed and can go in different directions, that is, they are maneuverable. This feature of the side-wheeler makes them popular…
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