*Name: Papin, Amadee T. Died: During the Indian wars, on the Far West and was buried on a bluff overlooking Bismarck, SD. Area: Had pilot license is for the Missouri, Mississippi, Yellowstone and Bighorn Rivers Boats: 1876, May, CARROLL Comments: died on during Indian War See Source Name: Parker Area: 1857, U. Miss. R. Boats: 1857, FRED LORENZE Companies Associated With: 1857, Northern Line Packet Company Comments: Mentioned in this Article Name: Patton, Moses L. Area: Sabine, Angelina and Neches Rs., Texas. Boats: 1845-50?, master of ANGELINA Comments: Brother to Robert S. Patton, below. Name: Patton, Robert S. (See) Died: 1857 Area: Sabine, Angelina and Neches Rs., Texas. Boats: Owner of UNCLE BEN, ANGELINA Comments: Brother to Moses L. Patton, above. 1. Name: Paul, James Area: 1870, Louisville-Evansville 1871, Nov. Made run Louisville-Cairo 1874-77, Cincinnati-New Orleans trade Boats: 1870, MOLLIE GRATZ 1871, June-?, MARY MILLER 1874 or 5, 1877 Apr., Owner and Master, ROBT. MITCHELL, At one time, PINK VARBLE Name: Payne, James A. See Owners, P Name: Peacock, Tom Boats: *Before 1859, JOSIA H. BELL Name: Pegram, B. R. Boats: 1870s or 80s, JAMES HOWARD; Name: Pegram, George Area: L. Miss. R. Boats: 1863-?73?, owner with others, JULIA Companies Associated with: Atlantic and Mississippi Steamship Company Name: Pell, Allan Age: 1857, a 40 year old, 18 year veteran of the river Area: Miss. R. Boats associated with: 1857, pilot on VICKSBURG Source: Mark Twain Journal, Spring, 1990 1.Name: Pell, Charles Boats: HUNTSVILLE 1.Name: Pell, James (Colonel) Area: L. Miss. R. Boats: 1870, July 30, Was one of the pilots on the first ROB'T E. LEE when she raced the NATCHEZ 1880: Pilot on NEW MARY HOUSTON 1.Name: Pell, Jim, Jr. Area: Miss. R. Boats: 1895, Jan. 12, STATE OF MISSOURI 1.Name: Pell, William Area: Ohio and Miss. Rs. Boat: 1896-1904, Nov., Part owner of MARY F. GOLDEN Name: Penny, George M. Area: 1840s?, St Croix and U. Miss. Rs. Source: ARTICLE Name: Pennywitt, Philip, from Cincinnati, Oh. area Area: 1828, was one of first up Ark. and White Rs. on FACILITY Boats: 1828, FACILITY 1831, WAVERLY 1859, Part owner, 35th PARALLEL 1. Name: Peppers, Ed Boat: 1911, July-1912, LIBERTY (the 3rd one) Companies associated with, Bay Steamship Company Name: Peppers, George Born: 1830, Aug. 13, in Delaware. Died: 1879, Mar. 30? Area" Ohio R. Boats: 1847, deckhand, then watchman on BRILLIANT : 184?, second mate on CINCINATI : 184?, chief mate on PITTSBURGH : 1852 or 3, chief mate on FALLS CITY, then chief mate on CITY OF WHEELING : 1855 - 60, mate on PERSIA, JOHN C FREEMONT and other boats plying between Pittsburgh and New Orleans. : 1861, ?mate or captain? of HORIZON : During war was mate on LIBERTY and the LIBERTY No. 2, and others. : For a time he was Captain of the ALLEGHENY BELLE : For a long time he was chief mate on the POTOMAC : For several years he was chief mate on several large steamers, including the MISSISSIPPI, the NATCHEZ and the THOMPSON DEAN. : He was mate on his last boats, the old ANDES and the new ANDES. Comments: From TheWheeling Register, Monday, March 31, 1879 4.Name: Perin Died: 1838, Apr. 25, when his boat, MOSELL, exploded her boilers. Buried: Perintown, Oh., near Milford. Area: 1838, Cincinati-Pittsburgh, Ohio R. Comments: A reporter said of him the day of his death, "An attentive, courtious young man of probably not over 28 years of age. His body was found in the water, stopped against the prow of another steamboat Name: Pero, Joe Area: 1840s, St. Croix R.. U. Miss. R. Source: ARTICLE Name: Pettit, Jeremiah M. Died: December 8, 1858, New Orleans aboard the FARLAND. Area: Miss. R. Boat: FARLAND Comments: Wife, Zerelda Craig Pettit Home, Crittenden, (Grant County) Kentucky See Obituary : Info above from site visitor June Bowen Pettit Name: Pickley, E. V. Area: Miss R. Boat(s): 1907, E. DOUGLAS Name: Pillsbury, J.J. Area: 1860, Upper White R. Boats: 1860, Masonic Gem Name: Pim Area: Miss. R. Comments: Source Name: Pitchup, ? Boats: 1853?, SWAMP FOX; 1. Name: Poe, Adam Area: 1852, Ohio R. Boat(s): 1845-46 Part owner of 1st FINANCIER 1848 or so, part owner of CINDERELLA; 1850 Part owner of 2nd FINANCIER 1852, part owner of ROYAL ARCH 1854, part owner, of ELLA 1857, part owner of BELFAST 1857-61, with his 3 brothers, part owner of NEPTUNE 1875, part owner BIG FOOT Name: Poe, Jacob, Georgetown, Pa. Boats: The JACOB POE was named for this captain. Do not know if he had an interest in her. Name: Poe, Thomas Boats: 1852-?55?, Owner with other Georgetown, Pa. concerns of GEORGETOWN Name: Poitevent, Jules, Trinity river plantation owner Area: Trinity R., Neches and Sabine Rs., Tex. Boats: 1870s, J. J. WARREN, EARLY BIRD, PEARL RIVERS Comments: See source Article Name: Pollard, Daniel Died: Sept.10, 1869 at the age of 50 of a heart attack. Boats: 1860-79V.F. WILSON and DANIEL POLLARD 1. Name: Pope, Ben S. Area: 1907, U. Miss. R. Boats: owned equal part of AVALON with Roe, Capt William E. and Noll, Capt. Martin F. Name: Porter, John Boats: 1871-87, BIRDIE BRENT; 1887-1909, JOSEPH L. STEPHENS; 1909, DORTHY Area: Boonville, Mo. on Mo. R. Comments: from the Boone’s Lick Heritage Quarterly.
Name: Posey, Thomas W. Source Boat(s): SAINT PAUL, Somewhere between 1917 and 1937, Pittsburg excursion captian. Name: Powers, Thomas C. Boats: 1880s, HELENA Area: Upper Mo. R. Comments: Notes from The Tribune Telegraph, Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio, Wed. Aug. 18 1897 Name: Pownal, H. C. Boat(s): BEAVER From: Comments: Notes from The Tribune Telegraph, Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio, Wed. Aug. 18 1897 Name: Prater, Dick Boats: 1896, TYCOON Source: Article Name: Prather, James H. Boats: 1868, MAGNOLIA Area: Ohio R., Covington Comments: From the Cincinnati Enquirer March 17, 1868, Thursday. Name: Prescott, Sylvester, of Memphis, Tenn. Born: 1817, Dec. 16, Memphis, Tenn. Died: 1849, Nov. 14 Comments: from site visitor Cornelia Warner I have a family story that claims that Sylvester Prescott was a riverboat pilot from Memphis TN. He had taken a steamboat to New Orleans and was returning as a passenger on another boat which was blown up and he was among the ones killed. The steamship's names were not given, nor the river, though I assume it was the Mississippi. Name: Price of Catlettsburg Boats: 1. 1852-54, sometime between, Capt of HIBERNIA #2 Name: Price, Edwin A. Died: 1891 Boats: 1878, March, Purchased the TOM HACKNEY 1901, Apr.-27, Dec. ARGAND, towboat for WATER QUEEN, a showboat barge *Name: Price, Herman, Son-in-law to Capt. Abraham Kimber Boats: 1835, Captain and part owner with Eli Mills, the 1835 DELAWARE 1840, Captain and part owner with Eli Mills, the 1840 MAYFLOWER 1846-48, Captain and part owner with Eli Mills, the 1846 ANGLO SAXON 1853, Captain and part owner with Eli Mills, GARDEN CITY *Usually acted as Capt. on boats owned by he and Eli Mills. Comments: Retired to his far near Magnolia, Ill. where he lived for some 30 yrs. *Source Article Name: Prince, George Boats: 1922, GEORGE PRINCE 1922, July 23, purchased the PERCY SWAIN Name: Prince, Tom J. Boats: * 1884, with others (see below) purchased REGULAR DIURNAL and COURIER 1882, owner of PRINCESS 1883, PRINCE : * 1884, Nov., went out as master of DIURNAL 1886, Had built with others, STELLA WILDS 1891, LULU PRINCE Comments: 1884. Nov., in partnership with Mr. Schmulbach, Frank Booth and Capt. Mack Gamble This captain formed a company to purchase the above boats. Name: Prince, William (Billy) Boats: 1879, towboat IRON VALLEY 1882, BELLE PRINCE Source Area: 1879, Ohio R., Wheeling, W. Va. Comments: Notes from WHEELING NEWS-REGISTER, June 24, 1951 : Mentioned in this Article. : *1884, Nov. 18, lost the third finger of his left hand while helping to raise the sunken REGULAR. Name: Pritchartt, William Howard, Born, 1856, St. Louis. Died: 1834, Natchez. Boats: 1883, clerk on ST PAUL 1885, in office of ARKANSAS CITY Companies Associated with: 1883-??, Anchor Line Comments: See Obituary Name: Pruden, Miles (Milo) A., pilot See Born: 1834, Athens, Athens Co., OH. Died: cir. 1877 Married: 1853, Oct. 14, to Charlotte Ellen Ruby Source: 1870 Federal Census Lee County, Ft. Madison, Iowa, occupation: Pilot on Steamboat. : 1877 According to family he just dissapeared from records. Records of his parents and of his children are available, but not his. Boats: 1873, Capt and pilot of GATE CITY Name: Purdy, Mills Area: 1882-83, U. Miss. R., St. Louis - St. Paul. Boats Associated with: 1882-83, pilot on GEM CITY Companies associated with: 1882-83, St. Louis and St. Paul Packet Company 1. Way's Packet Directory, 1848 - 1994 4. She Takes The Horns, by Fredrick Way, Jr.
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