Worldwide Steamboat Passenger Service

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British Invented the Diving Suit

Englishman, John Lethbridge invented the first diving suit in 1715. Continue reading

French Freighter Used a Cooling Unit

The French refrigerated freighter Frigorifique was outfitted with a cooling unit designed by Charles Teller in 1877. Continue reading

Chinese Commercial Ship Sails to Taiwan

A Chinese commercial ship sailed from China to the southern port Kaohsiung, Taiwan on April 19, 1997. Continue reading

James I – King of England

James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625. Continue reading

King James I was Passenger on First Submarine

Cornelis Jacobszoon Drebbel (or van Drebbel), Dutch inventor demonstrated the first submarine to King James I of England and he was the first head of state passenger during an underwater trip between Westminster to Greenwich at a depth of 16 feet (5 meters). Continue reading

Robin Knox-Johnston’s Solo Non-Stop Voyage Around the World

The British yachtsman, Robin Knox-Johnston started his solo voyage on April 22, 1969. Continue reading

Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator who is credited with inventing and patenting the first practical telephone. He also founded the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T) in 1885. Continue reading

Jean-Joseph-Etienne Lenoir

Jean Joseph Étienne Lenoir also known as Jean J. Lenoir (12 January 1822 – 4 August 1900) was a Belgian engineer who developed the internal combustion engine in 1858. Continue reading

Lenoir Invents the Motorboat

The first motorboat was invented by Jean-Joseph-Etienne Lenoir, Belgian engineer in 1886 using liquid fuel used in the two-cycle combustion engine. Continue reading