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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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