Index by Year of Birth
* 1765 in Little
+ 1815 in New York
Robert Fulton was an American engineer and inventor
who is widely credited with developing a commercially successful
the first was called North River Steamboat (later Clermont).
In 1807 that steamboat traveled on the Hudson River with
from New York City to Albany and back again, a round trip of 300
miles (480 km), in 62 hours.
2020 J. Giesen