Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Significant name Armsmear Hartford
Significant name Colt Industrial District Hartford
1842/00/00 Samuel Colt demonstrate the effectiveness of his underwater electric mine or submarine battery by sinking the gunboat Boxer and the brig Volta. Inventor
1842/07/04 With the support of Capt Matthew Perry, Sam Colt from the deck of the NORTH CAROLINA uses his electronic Submarine Battery to destroy an old ship floating off Castle Clinton, a distance of some 200 or 300 yards. Inventor Castle Clinton National Monument New York City
1844/04/13 Using electric current, Samuel Colt demonstrates the effectiveness of his underwater electric mine to President John Tyler and his cabinet by blowing up a schooner on the Potomac River off the Washington Navy Yard. Inventor Washington Navy Yard Washington, DC
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