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*Name: LIZZIE CALDWELL

1. Name: LIZZIE CASSEL
	Type: Stermwheel wooden hull packet.
	Size: 141' X 24' X 4.'
	Power: Engines, 12's- 4 ft.
	Launched: 1873, Marietta, Oh. (hull)/ completed, McConnelsville, Oh.
	Destroyed: 1895, sank of old age, scrapped out for $20
	Area: Muskingum R.
	Captains: When  new, Jesse John Barr, McConnelsville-Zanesville trade
              Later, William Davis, Lou Myrick, Ed Martin,
                     A.J. Hahn, and John Rice
	Comments: Whistle is in Ohio River Musuem, Marietta, Oh.
			: Mentioned several times in this series of Documents


Name: LIZZIE GILL
    Type: Sidewheeler. wood hull
    Size: Length: 242'; Width: 49'; Draft: 7' Wheels: 30', 13 buckets
    Launched: 1850's
    Destroyed: 1866, early Jan. at mouth of White R.
    Area: L. Miss. R.?
    Comments: Named for Lizzie Tate Gill, as was the LIZZIE TATE, below.
    More information: from Way's Packet Directory, compiled by
             John Hartford, river musician.

Name: LIZZIE TATE
    Launched: 1850's
    Area: L. Miss. R.?
    Comments: Named for Lizzie Tate Gill, as was the LIZZIE GILL, above. 

Name: LIZZIE TOWNSEND
    Type: Towboat               Size:
    Launched: 1882 by William Dillard
    Destroyed: 1904, June 23, by fire
    Area: Ohio R., Wheeling, W. Va.
    Owner: Cleveland, Lorain and Wheeling Railroad 
    Comments: Notes from WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA,
              WHEELING NEWS-REGISTER,  June 24, 1951

Name: LIZZIE WARDEN
    Area: 1870, Mo. R. 1st ferryboat between Yankton and Green Island Neb.
    Comments: said to be able to carry 20 loaded agons and their horses.
      This info from Bob Karolevitz's column The Way It Was, believed
      to have been in a Yankton, S.D. newspaper.  

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1. Way's Packet Directory, 1848 - 1994 3. Steamboats in the Valley 4. She Takes The Horns, by Fredrick Way, Jr.

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