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3. Name: ZACK JOHNSON
    Launched: 1840's mid?
    Area: Sacramento R. Calf.
    Comments: 1849, Aug. 31, Listed in the Alta Californian as plying trade
              on the waters of the Sacramento R.

Name: ZANESVILLE
	Launched: 1839, Pittsburgh Area

Name: ZANESVILLE
	Launched: 1846, Zanesville, Oh.

*Name: ZANESVILLE
	Launched, 1880s

Name: ZANESVILLE PACKET/ nicknamed OLD JANE
    Type: Sternwheel, wooden hull packet.  Size: 88 tons.
    Launched: 1844, Zanesville, Oh.
    Destroyed:  1847 off the lists.
    Area: 1844-46, Pittsburgh-Zanesville
          1847- ? Zanesville-Cincinnati 
    Owners: 1847, sold to W.W. Graham, Zanesville
    Captains: 1844-46, William Scales
              1847, Charles Gallagher
    Comments: At first was operated by Capt. Billy, who was on in years,
              and Jane McMillan, who had a hand in everything.
            :  Mentioned in this Article 

Name: ZEBULON M. PIKE
    Type: Stern-wheeler     Size:
    Launched: 1817, Cincinnati, Oh.
    Destroyed: 
    Area: Miss. R.
    Owner: United States Mail Line
    CaptainS: Capt. Reed, James.
    Comments: First paddlewheeler designed exclusively for passenger travel.
              First paddlewheeler to contract to carry U.S. Mail
              1817, Aug. Was first Steamboat to get up to St. Louis.
    Comments: from Boone's Lick Heritage Quarterly.

Name: ZEPHER or, more probably ZEPHYR
    Launched: 1840, early
    Destroyed: 1844

Name: ZEPHER or, more probably ZEPHYR
    Type: Stern-wheeler
Size: 140 X 29 X 3.8, 150 tons
Power: 11' X 4.5', 2 boilers, each 36" X 20'
    Launched: 1864, Brownsville, Penn.
    Destroyed: Sank on rocks
    Area: 1864 - ? Ark. R. out of Memphis. Also New Orleans to Cairo
    Captain(s): Johnson, Ben
    Comments: used as prison transports after the confederate
              surrender at Port Hudson.
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