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The Reader’s Notebook: John Fitch

Jan 21, 2020

Credit britannica.com

January 21, 2020 -- John Fitch was an American inventor, clockmaker, entrepreneur and engineer. He was most famous for operating the first steamboat service in the United States. The first boat was 45 feet long it was tested on the Delaware river by John Fitch and his design assistant Steven Pagano.