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Name: C. B. WARNER Type: Wooden hull packet Area: 1879, U. White R. 1880=81 season, chartered by Capt. Albert B. Smith Comments: Source Name: C.C. MARTIN Launched: 1882 Area: ?Cincinnati-Pittsburg? Comments: Mentioned several times in this Article. Name: C. E. HILLMAN Launched: Between 1855 and 1865 at Wheeling, W. Va.. Captain(s):Corbett, James N. Comments: Notes from WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA, WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, June 24, 1951 Name: C.J. CAFFERY, originally the J.H. BALDWIN 1. Name: C.O. Type: Sternwheel, wooden hull packet. Size: 81.6' X 15.7' X 2.7' Power: 9"-1 1/2', one boiler. Launched: 1885, Cincinnati, Oh. Destroyed: 1897, before Mar. 31, near Hickman Kt., Capsized while towing OAKLAND, total loss. Area: Ohio R. Owners: 1885, Longworth family, Cincinnati, who used her for hunting excursions. 1897, Capt. Callie French use to tow FRENCH'S NEW SENSATION Name: C. P. BROWN Launched: 1870's? Area: Ohio R. Captain and pilots: Capt. Comments: Note from the WHEELING NEWS-REGISTER, June 24, 1951 1. Name: C. R. SUTER/MISSOURI Type: Sidewheel, U. S. snag boat/packet Size: 187 X 52' X 7. Power: Compound ocillating engines. Launched: 1888, Pittsburgh, Pa. (Possibly launched in 1880, See) Destroyed: 1928, July 28, Casconade, Mo., burned. Area: Mo. R. Owners: When new and for several years, Misouri River Commission Captains:*When new possibly a Capt. Patterson with Capt. E. M. Baldwin pilot until 1914 in later days John S. Campbell with Gerald H. Friemouth, pilot Comments: the boat snagged the Mo. R. under both names. 1. Name: C. W. BACHELOR Type: Sternwheel wooden hull packet. Size: 175' X 34' Power: 15's- 5ft. 3 Boilers each 38" X 24' Launched: 1879, Brownsville, Pa. at Axton Yard. Area: Built for the Pittsburgh-Wheeling Trade Later under Pittsburgh & Cincinnati Packet Co. ran Pittsburgh-Cincinnati * 1884, Oct. began leaving Pittsburgh Mon. and Thurs. for Parkersburg on Tues. and Fri. 1895 went to Missouri R. Owners: When new, Capt. Abner O'Neal and Capt. Nate Wintringer * Later, sold to Pittsburgh & Cincinnati Packet Company 1895, sold to Capt. T.B. Simms of St, Louis Captains: Under Pittsburgh & Cincinnati Packet Co., George O'Neal Comments: This boat was named in honor Capt. Charles W. Bachelor of
Pittsburgh, Pa., and a native of Steubenville, Oh. 1823 - 1896 : 1879: Was using Booths "Old Reliable" Warf Boat in Wheeling, W. Va. 1879 : Mentioned in this Document Name: C.W. COWELS
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Type:Sternwheel wooden hull ?packet?towboat? Comments: Above photo is source for this listing Name: C. W. SOMBART Launched: 1858? Destroyed: 1859, June, Burned near St. Louis. Area: Mo. R. Owner: Sombart, C. W. Captain(s): 1862?-65?, McPherson, Henry Comments: from the Boone’s Lick Heritage Quarterly. Name: C. W. MORSE Type: Side-wheeler 4 decker Size: Destroyed: post 1930s Area: Hudson R. Owner: Peoples Line.
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