Name: Mail Line, see U.S. Mail Line Name: Manion, P. P. Boat(s): GENERAL SHERMAN Comments: Purchased part-ownership in GENERAL SHERMAN from U.S. Government, which owned her with Capt T.N. Kimbrough. Manion later sold his portion of boat to Kimbrough, who renamed her the ELLA KIMBROUGH. Name: Marsh, Grant Boats: 1830s? JOSEPHINE 1. Name: Martin, Walt & Company Boats: 1867, July, Purchased the MOLLIE ABLE for $35,000. 1. Name: Maysville and Vanceburg Packet Company See Ad Principals: In 1883, David Gibson, Pres; Capt.Bruce Redden, Sec.; L. Redden, Superintendent Area: Ohio R. Boats: 1883, HANDY No.2 3. Name: McKee, William Area: California R. Delta Boat(s): 1850, UNIT Name: McPherson, Henry Boats: 1856-59 Capt. of MORNING STAR; 1862?-65, MARS; 1858-59, S. W. SOMBART; 1859?-61?, CARRIER; 1869, JENNIE LEWIS; 1865, TWILIGHT, with C. W. Sombart and John P. Keiser; ISABELLA; 1878, HEADLIGHT; 1882?, MARTHA STEPHENS; 1884? ROB ROY Area: Mo. R. Comments: from the Boone’s Lick Heritage The boats above were associated with the captain. I do not know which he actually owned and which he merely captained. 1. Name: McVay, Capt. James C. Area: Mo. and Yellowstone Rs. Boats: 1864, purchased with others, PILGRIM 1873, Had Built, with others, JOSEPHENE 1877, 1/4 owner, BLACK HILLS; owner with others, ROSE BUD Companies Associated With: Coulson Line 1877, also with Block "P" Line Name: Meanley, Capt. Tom Died: 1996, Memphis,Tenn. Area: Memphis Tenn. Boats: 1955-96, MEMPHIS QUEEN II 1964-96, MEMPHIS SHOWBOAT 1967-??, BELLE CAROL Around 1970, Harbor tug CAPTAIN JAKE 1983-96, ISLAND QUEEN 1979-96, MEMPHIS QUEEN III,
1. Name: Memphis Packet Company See St. Louis and Memphis Packet Company Comments: Some references refer to the Memphis Packet Company, others to the St.Louis and Memphis Packet Company (see). I suspect they were one and the same. 1. Name: Memphis and Arkansas River Packet Company President: 1870, Major John D. Adams Boats: 1870-72, R.P. WALT 1881, PLOW BOY 1882, IDA DARRAGH 1898 - 1910, May LUCILLE NOWLAND Captains Associated With: 1884 E.B. Smith 1901, Downs, Matt, Hodge, Clarence, Downs, Rees V. 1. Name: Memphis and Cincinnati Packet Company Boats: 1880s, mid to late, GRANITE STATE the 3rd one. Pilots Associated with: 1880s, mid to late, Marr, Don Name: Memphis and New Orleans Packet Company Boats: 1854, Launched INGOMAR Name: Memphis & Ohio River Packet Company Boats: 1872-82, JAMES D. PARKER 1.Name: Memphis and Vicksburg Packet Company Boats: 1889, owned the BELLE OF CALHOUN Name: Memphis Queen Line, excursions, Web Site Area: Memphis Tenn. Officers: 1960-82 or 3, Owner and/or Chief officer, Capt. Tom Meanley 1963-88 Son Jake and daughter Dale and her husband, John H. Lozier, Jr. 1988- ?? when John H. Lozier, Jr. died, Jake and Dale, Dale's two sons, John T. Lozier and William Lozier. Present (1999), President, Capt. Dale Meanley Lozier with help from her 2nd husband, Ralph W. Bagwell III Boats: 1955-Present (1999), MEMPHIS QUEEN II 1964-Present (1999), MEMPHIS SHOWBOAT 1967-??, BELLE CAROL Around 1970, Harbor tug CAPTAIN JAKE 1983-Present (1999), ISLAND QUEEN 1979-Present (1999), MEMPHIS QUEEN III, Captains associated with: Presently, Gilmer, James; Gilmer, Charles 1. Name: Miller, J.C., of Vicksburg Boats: 1912 -1929, CITY of CAIRO (the 4th one) *Name: Mills, Eli R. Died: 1855, Aug., at home near Magnolia, Ill
Wife: Elizabeth Kimber Mills, daughter of Capt. Abraham Kimber Area: 1870s, Ill. R. Boats: 1835, owner with Capt. Herman Price, DELAWARE 1840, owner with Capt. Herman Price, MAYFLOWER 1846-48, owner with Capt. Herman Price, ANGLO-SAXON 1. 1854, Nov., sold interest in GARDEN CITY to Isaac Kimber. Comments: son-in-law to Capt Abraham Kimber : After settling his interests in GARDEN CITY this owner went off the river a very sick man and died Aug. 1855. Source: *Article Name: Minnesota Packet Company See Galena, Dunleith and Minnesota Packet Company Comments: *Was absorbed by Northwestern Union Packet Company Source:* From an article by William Petersen in The Palimpsest 1. Name: Mississippi River Ferry Company, of Vicksburgs, Miss. Boats: 1929-??, VICKSBURGH(the 4th one) Name: Missouri River Packet Company Principals: Hugh F. Koch, Pres. Boats: 1906, purchased the THOMAS H. BENTON 1. Name: Missouri River Transportation Company (called the Coulson Line) Area: Mo. R. Officers: William W., John S., Martin (Mart) and Sanford (Sallie) B. Coulson (Bros.) James C. McVay, and Fanny Maratta. 1873, Capt. Grant Marsh was also instrumental in formally forming this packet company. Period: 1870s and 80s Boats: 1863, Sallie B. Coulson owned with others the 1863 URILDA 1863-65, JULIA, Captained by William Coulson 1865-72, JULIA No. 2, built for William Coulson and others. 1870, Capt. Sallie B. Coulson had built, FAR WEST 1871, Capt. William W. Coulson had built, E.H. DURFEE, FANNIE MALONE 1872, Capt. Sallie B. Coulton master of WESTERN 1873-80s, mid, JOSEPHINE, purchased by J.S. Coulson, Sallie B. Coulson, James McVay, and Fanny Maratta. 1873, sometime after,-82, KEY WEST Purchased by Sanford S. Coulson, William Evans and David s. Gilmore. 1877-84 or 5, 1877, S.B. Coulson, William S. Evans, D.H.S. Gilmore, D.W. Maratta and Capt. James McVay purchased ROSE BUD 1878, ECLIPSE Owned by A.B. Shephard, Alex V. Caughey, Frank S. Moore and John D. Biggert. 1878 or so-86. Sept. 15, CHAS. C. CARROLL 1879-89 or so, DACOTAH 1879, MONTANA WYOMING, William W. Coulson was master. Sanford S. Coulson was Clerk, Ran to Fort Benton Captains Associated With: 1873, Marsh, Grant, Josephus Todd, George G. Keith, William Raymond Massie, Frank M Dozier 18??-86, Sept. 15, David Silver Comments: See This Document
Name: Moehle, Gustave Born: in Lamine township, Cooper County, Mo.? Boats: 1897-early 1900s, NADINE with Sites, Lee Thomas Area: Mo. and Lamine Rs. in Mo. Comments: from the Boone’s Lick Heritage Quarterly. 3. Name: Mokelumne River Steam Navigation Company Owner: Dr. D. J. Loche Area: 1862-64, San Joaquine and Mokelumne Rs., Calf., to Lockeford, Calf.. Boats: 1862-64, PERT; O.K., MARY ELLEN Name: Monongahela Navigation Company Comments: Mentioned in this Article Name: Monongahela Steam Navagation Co. Boat(s): 1813, ENTERPRISE Area: Miss R. Owner(s): French, Daniel and Shreve, Henry Name: Montana and Idaho Transportation Co.
Principals: J.J. Roe and Co., St. Louis, Mo. Boat(s): 1860's, BERTRAND Comments: This co. was put together by J.J. Roe and Co. to take supplies up the Missouri River to Ft. Benton in Montana Territory, only just created in 1864.
1. Name: Montgomery Barge Line Area: 190?6?-1911, July, Mobile-Montgomery Boat: 190?6?-1911, July, LIBERTY (the 3rd one) Name: Montgomery & Gallipolis Packet Company Officers: Howard Donnally, Charleston, Pres. Boats: 1902, June - 1904, Mar., COLUMBIA *Name: Montgomery, J.Ed. Boat: 1. 1860, CITY of MEMPHIS *Comments: When Montgomery was a pilot, Sam Clemens was his steersman on two boats. *Source: Mark Twain Journal, Spring, 1990 1. Name: Montgomery, Nathaniel, of Kentucky Boats: 1843 - 1848, PAUL JONES Name: Jesse Mooney, Marion County, Ark Boats: 1856, owner of THOMAS P. RAY with Captain Captain Francis A. Maffatt Comments: see Source 1. Way's Packet Directory, 1848 - 1994 3. Steamboats in the Valley
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