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George Harbo and Frank Samuelson row an eighteen foot skiff named Fox... News Photo1890-1899,Achievement,Archival,Atlantic Ocean,Black And White,Box - Container,Finance,Full Length,In A Row,Males,Nautical Vessel,Rowing Boat,Sea,Sport,Sport Rowing,Transportation,Two People,USA,Water,Water SportPhotographer Collection: Hulton Archive 2004 Getty ImagesGeorge Harbo and Frank Samuelson row an eighteen foot skiff named Fox across the Atlantic in 55 days, 8th August 1896. They were the first men to do so, and a hundred years later, their record has yet to be broken. Original Publication : The Graphic - pub. 1896 (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)