boat on the western rivers, a stern-wheeler, is built by Fulton at Pittsburg1811
Comet, first passenger steamboat built in Europe, by Henry Bell, runs on the Clyde 7 1/2 miles per hour.
Steam ferry between New York and Jersey City1812
First steam-vessel on the Thames, brought by Mr. Dodd from Glasgow1815
First steamboat on the Great Lakes, the Ontario, built at Sackett's Harbor, N. Y.1816
Walk-in-the-Water, a steamboat for Lake Erie, launched at Black Rock (now part of Buffalo, N. Y.）May 28, 1818
Savannah, Capt. Stevens Rogers, a steamboat of 350 tons, built in New York City, crosses the Atlantic from Savannah to Liverpool in twenty-six days, during eighteen of which she uses her paddles Off Cape Clear she is mistaken for a ship on fire, and pursued by the British cutter Kite.
She sails from Savannah, Ga.May 24, 1819
First sea-going steam-vessel of iron, the Aaron Manby, is constructed at the Horsley Iron Works, England1821
First steam voyage to India made by the