New London and the First Steam-Powered Atlantic Crossing

A documentary about New London's unique relationship with the SS Savannah and her pioneering transatlantic voyage in 1819 under Captain Moses Rogers and Ship's Master Stevens Rogers using steam-powered paddlewheels to augment her sails.

We gratefully acknowledge the support and advice of John Laurence Busch in the preparation of this documentary.

            ---Brian Rogers, Librarian, New London Maritime Society