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1. Name: FANNIE DUGAN  See Post Card Pictures
    Type: Sidewheel, wooden hull packet
    Size: 165.4' X 28.4' X 4.5'
    Power: Engines, 18's- 6ft. Three boilers, each 38" X 22'
    Launched: 1872, Portsmouth, Oh.
    Destroyed, sometime after moving to Fla., sank in St. Johns R. near Sanford, Fla.
    Area: Built for Portsmouth-Proctorville trade
          1876, went to Portsmouth-Pomeroy trade
    Owners: Built for Capt. John McAllister and possibly Frank Morgan
            1873, Frank Morgan sold his interest.
            1876, Became part of Portsmouth & Pomeroy Packet Co. when
                  Widow McAllister merged her interests with those of the Bay Line
            1882 or so, sold to Capts. Tucker and Walker, St. Johns R., Fla.
    Captains: At first John McAllister.
              After John McAllister died, Jack McAllister became master.
    Comments: 1883 or so, Ran in hot competition with the CITY OF PORTSMOUTH.
            : roof bell went to the CITY OF JACKSONVILLE

    Type: Sternwheel wooden hull packet      Size: *150' X 30' X 3' 10" 160 tons 
    Launched: 1855, Brownsville, Pa.
    Destroyed: 1862, Dec. 27, Point Douglass, Hastings, Minn., lost in ice.
    Area: U. Miss. R. , Dubuque - St. Paul
    Owner: *2nd owner was a St. Louis Captain. 
         : *1856, March, 3rd owners, Dubuque merchants
         : 1856, Galena, Dubuque, Dunleith and Minnesota Packet Company
    Captain(s): *1856, Jones Worden
    Comments: Mentioned in this Article
            : *Boat's name had nothing to do with the Harris family of Galena, 
              was for the a reigning belle of Cincinnati.
    *Jones Worden's Steamboats and Steamboating Career by Frederick J. Worden
Magic Cabin

    Launched: 1862
    Area: Mo. R. 
    Owner: 1862, Joseph Kinney; 1863, John P. Keiser
    Captain(s): 1862, Joseph kinney; 1863, John P. Keiser
    Comments: from the Boone’s Lick Heritage Quarterly.


    Type: Sidewheel, wooden hull packet.
    Size: 1864, 179' X 27' X 5.5', 195 tons.
          1865, Aug. 17, described as 163.8' X 28.4' X 4.7
    Launched: 1864, Cincinnati, Oh. for Capt. Albert Stein
    Destroyed: 1871, June 9, Galveston, Tx., sank and lost.
    Power: 1864, 15's-5 ft., 2 tubular boilers, each 40" dia. X 18',
               each with 15 5" flues.
           1865: Aug. 17, engines said to be 16's - 5 ft. 
    Wheels: 20' dia., 6-1/2 ' buckets
    Area: 1864, trips to Pittsburgh
          1865, Memphis-St. Francis R.
    Owners: 1864, Capt. Albert Stien
            1864, Dec. 3, sold to U.S. Gov.
            1865, Aug. 17, sold to Robert Curran or Keames for $11,000.
            Later, sold to Trinity R. in Tex.
    Captains: 1865, Oct., T.R. Bowman
    Comments: 1864, Dec. 3, became U.S. Tinclad #8, GROSBEAK 
              1865, 2 AM April 27, Went to aid of doomed SULTANA when she exploded.
              1865, Oct. 11, renamed MOLLIE HAMBLETON
    Comments: from site visitor, Bill Allen
              The Groesbeak, 1863 is mentioned in a Civil War diary. It was to
              be the first  trip for the Groesbeak, and was boarded by the
              troops of the 78th  Illinois Infantry Regiment (Volunteers) on
              the 29th of Jan. 1863.
              : (I know, Way's launch date doesn't match.  What can I say? Dave)
            : A little more

3. Name: FANNY ANN
    Launched: 1860s? Early?
    Area: 1862, San Joaquin and Mokelumne Rs., Calf.
    Owner: Haggerty, Capt. John
    Captain: Haggerty, Capt. John 

    Launched: 1850s?
    Area: Ohio r. and Miss. R. and Mo. R.

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