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Name: H. WEBER
    Type: Sternwheel, wooden hull packet     Size: 79' X 13' X 2'
    Launched: 1870, Cincinnati, Oh.
    Destroyed: 1886, still documented, Evensville.
    Area: Wabash R. 
    Owner: 1871, Fletcher, Andrew and Americus of Noble, Ill.
    Captain(s): 1870 - 1871, Jan. Smith, Joseph
    Comments: 1871, Jan., Stranded on Wabash R..  Sold while thusly situated.
    Credit: Way's Packet Directory, 1848 - 1994

Name: H.B. PLANT
	Area: 1884, Parkersburg, W. Va. trade
	Captains: 1884, Sept., Benjamin F. Hall
	Comments: Mentioned in one paragraph of this Document

Name: H. C. COLEMAN
    Launched: 1880s?
    Destroyed: 1884, Mo. R., near Rocheport, Mo, in the Diana Bend.
    Area: Mo. R.
    Comments: from the Boone’s Lick Heritage 

Name: H. D. MEANS
    Launched: Between 1855 and 1865 in Wheeling, W. Va..
    Area: Ohio R.
    Comments: Notes from WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA,
              WHEELING INTELLIGENCER,  June 24, 1951
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1. Name: H. HANNA BLANKS
    Type: Sternwheeler, wooden hull, packet
    Size: 155' X 34' X 5.5'
    Power: Engines, 14's-6 ft. by C.T. Dunmont, two boilers
           each 42" X 26 ft., two 16" flues
    Launched: 1880, Cincinnati, Oh.
    Destroyed: 1889, Dec. 19, Ouachita R., sank
    Area: 1884- 1889, N.O.-Ouachita R.
    Owner: 1880, Blanks, Capt. Jack W.
    Captains: 1884, Delahoussaye, L.P.; 1885, Cooley, L.V.
    Clerk: 1884, Stonewall Hanna
    Comments: Cabin by Elias Ealer
            : The boat was named for Henry Blanks, owner's younger brother,
              for owner's 32 month old son, and for John H. Hanna, a
              New Orleans grain merchant.

Name: H. J. LEASURE
    Launched: 1870's?
    Area: Ohio R.
    Comments: Note from the WHEELING NEWS-REGISTER,
                June 24, 1951

1. Name: H. K. BEDFORD
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    Type: Sternwheel, wooden hull packet      Size:149' X 27.7' X 4.1'
    Launched: 1885, Jeffersonville, Ind. Howard Yard
    Destroyed: 1912, early, Beans Landing, near Marietta, cut down by ice
                     and lost. 
    Area: 1885, Cumberland R. Trade
          1886, low water trade out of Wheeling W. Va.
          1897, Pittsburgh-Wheeling trade,
          Later, Under Greene Line, Pittsburgh-Charleston 
          1898, Pittsburgh-Parkersburg
    Owner: 1890, ?June?-1898, Green Line Steamers. Company's 1st boat. 
           1897, Oct., Greene Line chartered her to Louisville and
                 Cincinnati Packet Co.
       1898-1912, Capt. Henry Kraft and Charles and C. Agustus Frantz, equal. 
    Captains: 1885, when new, A.T. Armstrong
              1890, June, Gordon C. Greene
              1897, Mary B Greene, 1st woman capt. to pilot a boat for
                      Louisville and Cincinnati Packet Co.
              1898-1912, Kraft, Henry R.

Name: H. M. HOXIE
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Name: H. M. STANLEY
    Launched: 1890's?
    Area: Ohio R.
    Pilot(s):1897,  James Rawley, Jr. 
    Comments: Notes from The Tribune Telegraph,
           Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio, Wed. Aug. 18 1897

Name: H. R. BEDFORD
    Launched: 1880's?
    Destroyed: 1890's?
    Area: Ohio R.
    Comments: Note from The Tribune Telegraph,
           Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio, Wed. Aug. 18 1897

Name: H. R. THOMPSON - See

Name: H. R. W. HILL
    Type:  Side-wheeler              Size:
    Destroyed: 1864, dismantled for engines for RU . . .?
    Comments: Confederate boat. Captured by North during Battle of
              Memphis.

Name: H.S. McCOMB/HENRY MARQUAND
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    Type: Sidewheel wooden hull railroad transfer boat
    Size: 195.8' X 45.6'(70' overall) X 6.6'
    Power: Engines, 22's- 8ft.  Four boilers, 2 per side.
    Launched: 1873, Jeffersonville, Ind. by Howard Yard
    Destroyed: 1927, Mound City, dismantled
    Areas: Cairo, Ill.
           1925, Neeley's Landing, Mo. as loading barge by Morse Stone and Timber Co.
    Owners: Built for Illinois Central R.R. for Cairo, Ill. service
            Was Iron Mountain R.R. transfer for many years, Cairo.
            1892, sold to Ohio Valley R.R. Co., Evansville, Ind.
            c. 1925, purchased by broker John F. Kleine
    Captains: 1873, McKinney
              While with Iron Mountain R.R., J.J. Gillespie
    Comments: Had 2 tracks stem to stern in 25" wide area
            : 1896, renamed HENRY MARQUAND


3. Name: H. T. CLAY
    Launched: 1840's late?  Size: 154 tons.
    Area: 1853, Sacramento R. Calif.
    Owner(s): 1850s, California Steam Navigation Company

Name: H.W. BUTTORFF/JOHN LEE/PRINCESS
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    Type: Sternwheel, wooden hull packet
    Size: 160' X 30' X 4.1'
    Power: Engines, 13's- 4-1/2 ft..  Two boilers each 44" X 20'.
    Launched:1896, Jeffersonville, Ind.
    Destroyed: 1934, Glenwood, Pa., scrapped.
    Area: 1896, Nashville-Paducah
          1911, Lee Line ran short trade out of Memphis.
    Owners: When new, Ryman Line
            1911, Jan., purchased by Lee Line, Memphis and renamed JOHN LEE
                  then renamed PRINCESS and converted to excursion boat
            Later sold to Edgar E. Eaton, Pittsburgh
            1928, taken over by Morgan Davis Dock Co., Glenwood, Pa.
    Captains: James S. Tyner was master for 15 yrs.
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