William Wheelwright (March 18, 1798 in Merrimac, Massachusetts – September 26, 1873 in London) was a businessman who played an essential role in the development of steamboat and train transportation in Chile and other parts of South America. In 1838, with help from the Chilean government, he founded the Pacific Steam Navigation Company which commenced operations on October 15, 1840 and provided commercial sea access to cities such as Valparaíso and El Callao.

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  • William Wheelwright (Guillermo Wheelwright, en la historiografía chilena y argentina) jugó un papel esencial en el desarrollo del barco a vapor y los ferrocarriles en Chile, Argentina y otras partes de Sudamérica. En 1838, con la ayuda del Gobierno de Chile, fundó la Pacific Steam Navigation Company, que comenzó a operar el 15 de octubre de 1840, preocupándose del comercio naval entre las ciudades de Valparaíso y el Callao. (es)
  • William Wheelwright (1798-1873) était homme d'affaires américain du XIXe siècle, qui a fait fortune dans les transports en Amérique latine. Il est aussi connu pour avoir facilité l'approvisionnement des villes chiliennes en eau potable. (fr)
  • William Wheelwright (March 18, 1798 in Merrimac, Massachusetts – September 26, 1873 in London) was a businessman who played an essential role in the development of steamboat and train transportation in Chile and other parts of South America. In 1838, with help from the Chilean government, he founded the Pacific Steam Navigation Company which commenced operations on October 15, 1840 and provided commercial sea access to cities such as Valparaíso and El Callao. (en)
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  • William Wheelwright (Guillermo Wheelwright, en la historiografía chilena y argentina) jugó un papel esencial en el desarrollo del barco a vapor y los ferrocarriles en Chile, Argentina y otras partes de Sudamérica. En 1838, con la ayuda del Gobierno de Chile, fundó la Pacific Steam Navigation Company, que comenzó a operar el 15 de octubre de 1840, preocupándose del comercio naval entre las ciudades de Valparaíso y el Callao. (es)
  • William Wheelwright (1798-1873) était homme d'affaires américain du XIXe siècle, qui a fait fortune dans les transports en Amérique latine. Il est aussi connu pour avoir facilité l'approvisionnement des villes chiliennes en eau potable. (fr)
  • William Wheelwright (March 18, 1798 in Merrimac, Massachusetts – September 26, 1873 in London) was a businessman who played an essential role in the development of steamboat and train transportation in Chile and other parts of South America. In 1838, with help from the Chilean government, he founded the Pacific Steam Navigation Company which commenced operations on October 15, 1840 and provided commercial sea access to cities such as Valparaíso and El Callao. (en)
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