I never knew that. I thought Brunel's "Great Britain" was the first.Quote:
Originally Posted by AdmiralAdama
EDIT. My maritime history knowledge is poor! The Great Britain's maiden voyage from Liverpool to New York was in 1845. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Grea...lantic_service
During my search, I came across a sail assisted paddle wheeler, Savannah, which made an early crossing.
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