Livingston-Fulton Company

  • American

The first steamship company - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Person From To
Founder Robert Livingston
Founder Robert Fulton

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1808/00/00 New York State legislature awards Robert Fulton and Robert Livingston a 20 year monopoly of navigation rights for steam driven vessels on the waters within the State. Owner Gibbons v Ogden
1811/12/16 The Livingston-Fulton steamboat, New Orleans, takes shelter behind an island (S of present day Owensboro, KY) on the Mississippi River. The great river had been reversed by the New Madrid Earthquake. Owner New Madrid Earthquakes
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