Today's American Minute — & National Maritime Day

Robert Fulton, the Steamship, & National Maritime Day - American Minute with Bill Federer

& National Maritime Day Robert Fulton the Steamship

Robert Fulton, the Steamship, & National Maritime Day - American Minute with Bill Federer

The SS SAVANNAH left MAY 22, 1819, from Savannah, Georgia, and 25 days later arrived in Liverpool, England, completing the first trans-Atlantic voyage by steamship. Download as PDF ... MIRACULOUS MILESTONES in Science, Medicine & Innovation - And the Faith of Those Who Achieved Them To pay tribute to the American Merchant Marine, President Franklin Roosevelt designated MAY 22, 1933, as NATIONAL MARITIME DAY. Ronald Reagan commented, May 20, 1986: "When steam-powered vessels began to eclipse sailing ships in the latter part of the 19th century, it was largely the result of pioneering work by two Americans, John Fitch and...

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