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Presidential quiz

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Just heard this on the radio:

Which former president pattented a device to buoy vessels over shoals?

No google!
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Not aware of a president's involvement but an innovative Nantucket merchant did it
in the early 1800's with the whalers. (thinking read it in The Wreck of the whaleship Essex")
....but would guess would have been Washington or Jefferson.
actual name of book "In the Heart of the Sea"
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