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Catalog Number 1121-057_0241
Title STEAMSHIP "SAVANNAH," SAVANNAH, GA.--127 FIRST STEAMSHIP TO CROSS ATLANTIC OCEAN
Collection 1121-057, V. & J. Duncan Postcard Collection
Description "STEAMSHIP 'SAVANNAH,' SAVANNAH, GA.--127
FIRST STEAMSHIP TO CROSS ATLANTIC OCEAN"
Verso:
"The Steamship 'Savannah' was the first steamship that crossed the Atlantic Ocean. It was built in New York and sailed March 28th, 1819, arriving in Savannah after a passage of six days, thence to Liverpool in eighteen days."

This colorized postcard depicts the Steamship Savannah on the ocean with another ship in the background.
Object Name Postcard
Source V. & J. Duncan Antique Maps & Prints
Credit line Courtesy of City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives on behalf of V. & J. Duncan Antique Maps & Prints
Copyright Copyright has not been assigned to the City of Savannah. All requests for permission to publish or quote from the collections must be submitted in writing to the Research Library & Municipal Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the City of Savannah as owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Online Finding Aid http://www.savannahga.gov/DocumentCenter/View/4354