Examples from the Web for keelboat
He was captain of a keelboat, which was the craft mostly used in ascending the river.Stories Of Ohio|William Dean Howells
The keelboat Mary Ann come up the river with a lot of travellers.Mildred Keith|Martha Finley
Somewhere on the upper river Sublette sent the boat back, and proceeded by keelboat to Fort Union.
A keelboat was generally manned by ten hands, principally Canadian French, and a patroon or master.
About sundown a keelboat came down the river and landed, bearing three dead bodies and several wounded.Fifty Years In The Northwest|William Henry Carman Folsom