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Name: KIMBALL
    Launched: 1853, Dec.
    Destroyed: 

Name: KINEO

Name: KING OF THE MISSISSIPPI
    Comments: I have no documentation that this boat ever existed, but
             this is one great wooden wooden model of a riverboat. 

Name: KINGSTON, Originally the HOLSTON
      Early 1830s

Name: KIT CARSON
	Type: Sidewheel wooden hull packet.  Size: 165' X 28.5' X 6.3'
	Power: Engines, 22's- 7ft.  3 Boilers, each 42" X 26'
	Launched: 1848, Elizabethtown, Pa.
    Destroyed: 1849, May 17, fire at St. Louis docks
    Area: Designed for St. Louis-Glasgow Mo. R. trade
	Comments: this was a very elaborate boat, fine woods elaborate embellishments
				marble counter and table tops, elegant mirrors.
				Had initials KC between its stacks
			:  See Advertisement

Name: KITTANNING

Name: KIWANIS/EVERGREEN
    Type: Sternwheel steel hull ferryboat
    Size: 140' X 29' X 4.9'
    Power: engines, 10's- 6 ft. Two boilers
    Launched: 1923, Dubuque, Iowa
    Area 1923-Cairo-Bird's Point as ferry
         1930, under Green Line went to Cincinnati-Huntington trade as packet
         1933, went to Cincinnati-Huntington trade
    Owners: When new, Cairo City Ferry Co.
            1930, purchased by Greene Line Steamers
            1948, June, sold to Capt. John L. Beatty, Cincinnati, Oh.
            Later sold to Merchant Paving Co.
    Captins: 1933, in Cincinnati-Huntington trade 1at was Arch Edgington
                   Last was Wilse Miller
    Comments: 1936, Dravo marine ways, rebuilt and renamed EVERGREENE
            : Merchant Paving Co. Converted her to a dredge boat 

Name: KLONDIKE,  More Info   And More Info 
Type: Stern-wheeler Destroyed: 1936, in the 30 mile section of Yukon River 30 miles downstream from Lake LeBerge, about 87 miles downstream from Whitehorse Lost. Area: Yukon R. Owner: British Yukon Navigation Company Name: KLONDIKE II Type: Stern-wheeler Size: Length, 64 m (210') Width, 12.5 m (419'); Molded Depth, 1.5 m (5.75'); Loaded Draught, 1 m (40 in.);Light Draught, 6 m (24 in ); Gross Tonnage, 1226.25 tonnes (362.5 t) Registered Tonnage, 918.45 tonnes,(1020.5 t); Cargo Capacity, 270 tonnes (approx. 300 t) Launched: Whitehorse, May 1937 Area: Dawson City, YukonTerritory Owner: British Yukon Navigation Co./White Pass & Yukon Route Comments: Official No. 156744 Crew, 23 (in 1940); Passengers, 75 (lst & 2nd class) Engines, 2 compound jet-condenser type producing525 H.P. Boiler, Locomotive type (fire-tube) manufactured at the Polson Iron Works,Toronto,1901,previously used in Steamer Yukoner & S.S. Klondike I #1(working pressure:129.4 kilograms/sq. cm. - 184 lb /sq. in. ) Cargo (upstream), Silver-lead ore (downstream), general cargo (fuel, food) Travel Time (Whitehorse-Dawson), approx. 1.5 days (Dawson-Whitehorse), approx. 4-5 days Comments: The S.S. KLONDIKE II is now situated in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada and maintained by Parks Canada.
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Name: KNICKERBOCKER
    Launched: 1830s?
    Destroyed: 1839, Snagged
    Area: St. Louis to Galena
    Captain and pilots: Clerk, Mud, Jim 
    Comments: Mentioned in this Article, which
              shows her on u. Miss. R. in 1840.  One refference or
              the other is wrong about her demise.

Name: KNOW NOTHING
    Size: Draft, Empty hull - 6", fully loaded - 2'
    Launched: 1855, At Little Rock, Ark.
    Area: Miss R., Ark. R.
    Comments: Named for the Constitutional Union Party whose members
             answered "I know nothing" when queried about their views.
             Credit

1. Name: KNOXILLE
    Type: Sidewheel, wooden hull packet.  Size: 200' X 28' X 6.5', 349 tons.
    Launched: 1848, Louisville, Ky.
    Destroyed: 1850, departing New Orleans, boiler explosion demolished her.
                     Apparently rebuilt.
               1855, July 3, New Orleans, Burned.  4 lives lost.
    Area: Tenn. R. - New Orleans
    Owners: interests in Vicksburg and New Orleans
    Captains: At one time, Chapman
              Last documented captain was J. G. Harris 

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