1. Name: W.E. Gibson and Company Area: 1864-69, Ohio R. Boats: 1864-69, HAVANA Captains associated with: 1864-69, Malin, Ira 1. Name: Waggoner, John W. Boat: 1865, Aug. 17, Purchased PEOSTA Comments: *Possibly father of a Isaac Newton Waggoner 1. Name: Warth and English, of Cincinnati, Oh. Boats: 1844, had BLUE RIDGE built. Soon sold her to a Capt. Payne and others. Comments: There was a Robert Warth who partnered with a Hereford to build the CRUSADER Name: Weems Line Area: out of Baltimore Oh. Boats: 1817, SURPRISE; later, EAGLE and PATUXENT Owner: Capt. George Weems Comments: Source Name: West Memphis Packet Company Boats: 1915, IDLEWILD Later renamed AVALON then BELLE OF LOUISVILLE. Area: Miss. R., Memphis to Hopefield Point, Arkansas Owner: Comments: Please see the IDLEWILD for important history on one of the two last of operational steam powered paddlewheelers. Name: Wells, Charles V. Boat(s): 1860-63, PLANTER Area: Miss. R. Comments: Credit Name: Wheeling & Cincinnati Packet Company Principals: 1877, David Gibson, pres.,Martin F. Noll, sec.,
Capt. Charles Muhleman, supt. Boats: 1877 - , ANDES Name: Wheeling & Parkersburg Packet Company Boats: 1870, COURIER Name: Wheeling, Parkersburg and Cincinnati Transportation Company Owner(s): 1882, Pres. of Co., Capt. Charles H. Booth Principals: 1884, Sept. Henry Schmulbach was elected President,
Superintendent and Treasurer. Area: Ohio R. Boats: 1882, March, pruchased the SCIOTO 1884, Diurnal Comments: Financial problems dur to SCIOTO disaster, See 1. Name: Wheeling & Sun Fish Packet Company Principals: Capt. Steve Thompson and others Area: Wheeling-Clarington Boats: 1866-76, JAMES REES Name: Wheeling Union Packet Line
With pitch, lard, tar, coal and wood The BUCKEYE'S time was very good; But faster she will have to kite To catch the SWANN OR DAVID WHITEArea: daily service between Wheeling and Louisville Owner(s) Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and/or Capt. Tom Brieily Boats Associated with: ALVIN ADAMS, 1853 VIRGINIA, FOREST CITY 1853, THOMAS SWANN, BALTIMORE, CITY OF WHEELING, MORNING STAR, EVENING STAR, POLAR STAR, DAVID WHITE FALLS CITY, PERSIA, JOHN C. FREEMONT Captains Associated with: 1853, George W. Norton of ALVIN ADAMS Charles V. Wells of VIRGINIA Sam Mason of FALLS CITY John McLure Jr. of THOMAS SWANN A. Murdoch of FOREST CITY William McClain of DAVID WHITE William Clarke of BALTIMORE Comments: Notes from Wheeling, West Virginia, WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, June 24, 1951 : The owners of this line were dedicated to building a solid South. Notes from the The Wheeling Register, Monday, March 31, 1879.
Name: White Collar Line See Cincinnati, Portsmouth, Big Sandy & Pomeroy Packet Company *Name: White, Capt. J. M. Born: 1823 Died: 1880 Boats owned in part, : 1859 - 1864, Feb. 15, J.M. SHARP owned 1/3 of her. : 1866 - 1870, Dec. 19, GLENDY BURKE owned 1/4 of her. : 1878 - 1886, Dec. 13, J.M. WHITE No. 3, along with 6 others as Greenville and New Orleans Packet Company Source: Way's Packet Directory, 1884 - 1994 *Name: White, J. M., Merchant born: Died: 1846, Sept. 26, St. Louis, Mo. Boats: 1842 - 1843, Mar. 28, J.M. WHITE : 1844 - 1846, Sept. 26, J.M. WHITE Name: White Collar Line, See Name: Whitesides, Jonathan Area: 1852, Upper White R., Ark. Boats: 1852, owned with Captain Silas Daugherty, the MARY L. DAUGHERTY Comments: Source 1. Name: Wisherd, Capt. D.W. Area: 1912-23, his boat tramped New Orleans - Pittsburgh Boat(s): co-owned G.W. HILL with Gregory, Sam 1. Name: Witherington, A.J. Area: Miss. and White Rs. Boat: 1861, DR. BUFFINGTON : 1862, with Capt. Robert L. Withers, part owner of MORGAN NELSON. Comments: More on Capt. Witherington Name: Withers, Robert L. of Longview Ark. on Saline R. Burried: Longview, Ark. in Withers plot in Prarie Chappel Cemetery Area: 1862, May - 1865, June, hauled supplies up river for the Confederate States of America Army to various points on the Mississippi, Black, Red, Ouachita and Saline Rivers 1866, New Orleans - Red R. Boats: 1862-65 MORGAN NELSON, with Capt. A.L. Witherington 1866, Purchased CARRIE POOL and operated for several years 1866, sometinme after, operated a ferry on the Saline River near Longview at Cavaness Landing Comments: Source 1. White Collar Line See Cincinnati, Portsmouth, Big Sandy & Pomeroy Packet Company Name: Williams, Justinian Boat(s): FAR WEST Area: 1834-36, Mo R. Comments: from the Boone’s Lick Heritage Name: Wilmunder, Hal Area: California Delta Boat: Elizabeth Louise Comments: Built the ELIZABETH LOUISE in his back yard. Name: Witt, John Boats: 1929-42, W.J. QUILAN Source: See Name: Work, George P., of New Orleans Boats: 1868, Feb. VICKSBURG which started as the 3rd boat named LOUISVILLE then was renamed OUACHITA then VICKSBURG. *Name: Worlds Fair Navigation Company Boats: 1903, 1898-1900, CORWIN H. SPENCER Name: Wright, John T. Area: West Coast Boats: 1860s, early, BROTHER JOHNATHAN/COMMODORE 1. Source: Way's Packet Directory, 1848 - 1994
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