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3. Name: Farwell Area: 1850, June, San Joaquin R. Calif. Boat: 1850, June, MARIPOSA * Name: Fehrenbach, John Comments: Mentioned in this Document Name: Fetco Boat: KATE SWINNEY Name: Fink Area: Late 1860's, Ohio R. Boats: POTOMAC Area: Ohio R. Comments: From The Tribune Telegraph, Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio, Wed. July. 12 1897 Name: Fisher, Ike Boats: *1884, went out as pilot on DIURNAL Name: Fitch, John Boats: 1876, Capt./owner of JOHN FITCH Name: Fitzgerald, Mike Area: 1999, Louisville Ky. Boat: 1999, BELLE OF LOUISVILLE Name: Flemming, Pete Area: 1859, Upper White R., Ark. Boats: 1858, ADMIRAL 1859, Owned with Capt. T.J. Wood, the OAKLAND Comments: mentioned in this Article *Name: Flesher, Marion Boats: At one time, MATTIE ROBERTS 1881, towboat JACOB HORNBROOK * Name: Flesher, Newt Boats: 1882, Feb., towboat HORNBROOK Name: Fowler, Charles Born:*Probably Brooklyn, NY Area: 1862, Sabine R. Boats: 1862, JOSIA H BELL Comments: See source Article Name: Fowler, Dick Died: 1876, May, 17, when PAT CLEBURNE blew up and burned. Area: 1876, Cairo-Memphis Boats: 1876, PAT CLEBURNE 1880, showen in Way's Packet Directory to be part owner with brother Joe of JOHN S. HOPKINS. A nifty trick considering Dick died in 1876.
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Name: Fowler, Joe
Boats: 1887, when launched - ROSA LEE
Comments: Brother to Dick Fowler, above

Name: Frapper, William
Boat(s):
Area: Cosco Bay, Maine
Comments: Regional Editor of The Steamship Historical Society of America
          quarterly journal.
        : Author of Steamboat Yesterdays on Casco Bay

Name: French, A. B.
Boat(s): His first showboat, QUICKSTEP, Showboat
        1890's: FRENCH'S NEW SENSATION, Showboat, C.O. was towboat
Area: 1890's: Ohio R.
Comments: From The Tribune Telegraph, Aug 18, 1897
          Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio.

Name: French, Callie M.
Boats: 1897, Mar. MARY STEWART, towboat
     : 1897, Mar. FRENCH'S NEW SENSATION, showboat
Area: Ohio R.
Comments: From The Tribune Telegraph,
          Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio, Wed. Mar. 31 1897

Name: French, Daniel
Boats: 1813, COMET No. 2
       1814, Capt./Co-owner of ENTERPRISE
       1820s, early, Capt./owner of WASHINGTON
Comments: Early 1910s, Co-owner with Shreve, Henry of 
Monongahela Steam Navigation Co.

Name: Frisbie
Area: 1897, Ohio R.
Comments: From The Tribune Telegraph,
           Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio, Wed. May. 12 1897

Name: Fritts, Jacob (Jake)
Died: 1875, Aug. 14, killed when the HUGH MARTIN blew her boilers
Boats: 1869, owned with Col. R.K. Byrd the MARY BYRD
       1875, Aug. HUGH MARTIN
       At one time, owner of the EMORY CITY with Col. R.K. Byrd

Name: Fry, B. H.
Boats: 1846, May, ALABAMA

Name: Fulton, Robert
Boats: 1907, CLERMONT(NORTH RIVER);
       1912, COMET, COMET No. 2, CAR of NEPTUNE;
             NEW ORLEANS
       1820? PARAGON, RARITAN
Comments: from the Boone's Lick Heritage Quarterly


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