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Name: IDA BUDD Launched: 1890s Area: Ohio R.. Owner: 1890'S: Capt. P. R. Budd, of Cincinnati. Captain(s): 1896 Woodward, D. W. Comments: Notes from The Tribune Telegraph, Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio, Wed. Aug. 18 1897 Name: IDA FULTON, originally the CONVOY NO. 2 1864-?? 1. Name: IDA HANDY Type: Sidewheel, wooden hull packet. Size: 258' X 45' X 8.' Launched: 1864, Jeffersonville, Ind. by Howard Yard, Destroyed: 1866, June 2, St. Louis, Burned along with BOSTONA and JAMES RAYMOND Owners: Capt. b. Rush Pegram and others, St. Louis and New Orleans. *At one time under Atlantic and Mississippi Steam Ship Company banner. Captains: 1864-65, Feb. B Rush Pegram Later, John T. Moore * Information from site visitor, Lynn Cunningham
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1. Name: IDA MAY Type: Sternwheel wooden hull packet Size: 157' X 32' X 4.7', 220 tons Launched: 1858, Freedom Pa. Destroyed: 1865, Dec. 28, Red R., sank Area: Ohio R.. Pittsburgh-Cincinnati Owners: 1858-62, Dec., 6/16ths, Capt John May , others, William S. Graham, William Hamilton, C. Preston and Bernard McDonnald 1862, Dec.-1863, Nov., David Gibson 1863, Nov.-1865, USQMD 1865- sinking, Agusta Richards Captain(s): 1858-62, May, John Comments: 1858, Nov., Stephen C. Foster rode her from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati. 1. Name: IDA SMITH Type: Sternwheel, wooden hull, packet Size: 111.6' X 17.9' X 2.6' Launched: 1884, Parkersburg, W. Va. built by Joe Gearing Destroyed: 1902, about, Lestart, Oh., burned Area: Ohio R. When new, Marietta-New Matamoras Later, Ravenrock, W.Va.-Marietta Owner: *When new, ?Arthur B. Smith? 1896, Charles Small 1902, Ralph Emerson Gaches Captain(s): 1884, Brady Morgan, William E. Roe clerk Comments: From The Tribune Telegraph, : *Named for Mr. Smith's wife. 1. Name: IDA STOCKDALE Type: Sternwheeler, wooden hull, packet Size: Launched: 1867, McKeesport, Pa. Power: engines, 14's-4 1/2 ft., two boilers, 42" X 24' Destroyed: 1871, April, Bismark, S.D., sunk by ice. Area: 1st trip, Pittsburgh - Ft. Benton, Mont.. Owner: 1867, Built for Capt. Jackman T. Stockdale 1871, J. Wesley Jacobs Captains: 1867, first trip, Marsh, Grant Comments: Named for Capt. Stockdale's daughter. 1867, Under Capt. Grant Marsh, was attacked by Indians under a bluff known as Pleanty Coal Bluff. Nevertheless made a profit of $24,000 on voyage.
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