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1. Name: T.C. TWITCHELL Type: Sidewheel, wooden hull packet Size: 494 tons Launched: 1854, New Albany, Ind. Destroyed: 1862, off the lists Area: St. Louis-New Orleans - Capt. H.G. McComas Louisville-New Orleans - Capt McFall Owners: 1860, Dec. purchased from U.S. Marshalls by Capt. William Edds for $5,000. Name: T.C. WALKER Type: Sternwheeler Launched: 1860s? early? Area: 1860s, California Delta 1. Name: T.D. DALE Type: Sternwheel wooden hull packet. Size: 111.6' X 19.7' X 3.2'. Power: Engines, 9"- 3-1/2' Launched: 1884, Harmar, Oh. Destroyed: 1902, dismantled at Parkersburg. Area: Short trade on uper Ohio R. : 1885 or so, occasional trips to Marietta-Zanesville, Capt. O.J. Stowe. : Also ran Cinciannati-New Richmond, Capt. Ott Hissom. : Was a local out of Wheeling for a time. : Late 1890s-1902, Charleston-Winfield Owners: 1890s early, Capt. Ott Hisson : 1890s, late, bought by L.A. Carr of Charleston, W. Va. : 1900, purchased by Austin Beaver of Racine, Oh. : 1902, purchased by Capt. Gorden C. Green who dismantled her for her machinery. Captains: 1885, O.J. Stone : Later Capt. Hissom Comments: Named for president of Ohio Trust Co., a Marietta oilfield opererator. : Mentioned in this 1884 Article : Machinery went to the EVERGREEN and later to GREENDALE Hull became a barge on the Big Sandy R. Name: T.E. MORRISON Type. Sternwheel, wooden hull packet. Size: 54' X 10' Launched: 1896 Destroyed: 1896, Buffalo R., sank. Area: Upper White R. Owner: Captain Albert Cravens Name: T.J. POTTER Source: Photo Name: T. J. SMITH Area: Neches R., Tex. Built: 1857, Town Bluff, Tyler Co. Tex. Destroyed: Last reported in 1863 as inoperative and docked for repairs at Lake Charles, La. Owners: When new, Henry Force and Henry Clay Smith of Orange, Tex. Captains: Henry Clay Smith Comments: Built to be mail packet between Orange and Sabine Pass, Tex. : See source Article 1. Name: T.L. BROWN/LUTHER TROXELL See for picture and more Type: Sternwheel wooden hull packet. Size: 139.5' X 21.6' X 3.4' Launched: 1913, Chamberlain, Tenn. Area: Tenn. R. Owner(s): Dykes and Covington : 1925, Capt. Paul H. Underwood, Cahattanooga, Tenn. Comments: Had full cabin and 9 staterooms. : 1920, was in litigation charged with illegally tansporting liquior. : 1920, renamed LUTHER TROXELL.
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1. Name: T.L. CRAWFORD
    Type: Sternwheel, wooden hull packet.  Size: 155 tons
    Launched: 1858, Warsaw, Mo. on Osage R.
    Destroyed: 1860, snagged near the mouth of the Lamine R. in Slaughterhouse
               Bend, on the Mo. R., just upriver from Boonville, Mo.
    Area: Osasge and Mo. R.
    Comments: from the Boone’s Lick Heritage
            : Mentioned in this Article. 

1. Name: T.N. BARNSDALL/ROYAL/LIBERTY  Is this a Post Card of this ROYAL??
    Type: Sternwheel, wooden hull packet
    Size: 130' X 26' X 3.7'
    Power: 12's-5 ft.  2 boilers, each 42" 20'
    Launched: 1890, Belle Vernon, Pa.(hull), completed at  Marietta, Oh.
    Destroyed: 1912, Clarington, Oh., dismantled, stripped of fittings.
               1913, Beverly Canal, hull with cabin still in tact
                     lodged across the canal during flood.  Lost.
    Area: 1890-92, Marietta-St. Marys then Marietta-Raven Rock, W. Va.
          1892-, Marietta-New Matamoras; fall, Cincinnati-Chilo under charter.
                 Later this year settled into Merietta-Sistersville trade
          1895-1904, occasional trips in Marietta-Zanesville trade.
          1890-1912, Wheeling-Clarington
          *1900 or so, Kanawha R., W. Vir.
          1904, Oct.  went to Wheeling-Clarington trade
    Owners: 1890, Capt. Dode Berry of Williamstown, W. Va. and others
           1899, three quarters by H.L. Richie, Portland Oh. and Henry C. Roe
                 Eventually, Henry C. Roe, entire.
           1901, owned briefly by L.D. Davis and John M. Norton,
                 both of Irontown, Oh..
           1901, Dec., Roe bought her back, entire.
           1903, Jan., sold to Admiral J. Merrill of Marietta, who took
                 partners, W.R. Grimes and George W. Horne, both of Marietta.
           1904, Oct., Went to Ohio and West Virginia Transportation Company
           1904, Nov., sold to Clarington Packet Company
           1909, Nov. 22, sold to Frank Humphrey, Clarington, Oh., entire.
           1909, Dec. 11, purchased by Liberty Packet Company
    Captains: 1890, Berry, Dode of Williamstown, W. Va.
              1892, Roe, William E. 
              1904, June 20, Beaver, George S.              1905,- ??, Clark, E.J.
   Comments: 1904, June 20, Above Waverly, Oh., hit log and sank along the
                   Ohio shore.  Was refloated.
              1904, Dec 31, was renamed ROYAL
              1909, Dec. 11, renamed LIBERTY (the 4th one)
              1912: Engines went to LIBERTY (the 7th one)
    Comments: Mr. T.N. Barnsdall was an oilfield operator attracted to the
               Sistersville area when oil was struck near there.

Name: T. P. LEATHERS   ("T. P.'S MULE")
    Type:                Size:
    Launched: 1870s?
    Destroyed: 
    Area: Miss. R.
    Owner: "Leathers, Thomas P.
    Captain(s): Capt. Leathers, Thomas P.
    Comments: Source, His last boat.
            : Mentioned in this Article

Name: T.S. CONLEY
	Type: Sidewheel, wooden hull packet.  Size: 142.3' X 30.6' X 5.6', 215 tons.
	Launched: 1859, Parkersburg, Va.
	Area: when new, New Orleans-Red R.
		  During Civil War, still N.O.-Red R.
	Owners: 1861, Phillip O'Neal and Nathan H. Dumphre
			  During Civil War, operated by the Kouns Line
	Captains: when new, R.B. Roberts
			  1861, J.C. Shute
	Comments: 1864, after Civil War was used to transport former
					prisoners toward home. See

Name: T.T. HILLMAN
	Type: Strernwheel wooden hull packet.  Size: 196 tons.
	Power: 10-1/2's- 4 ft.
	Launched: 1875, Paducah, Ky.
	Destroyed: 1882, Aug. 23, Miami Bend, Mo. R. snagged on a bar and lost.
	Area: Built for Cumberland R. trade
		  Later, Cairo-New Madrid, Mo., Mo. R.
	Owners: 1882 when lost, Capt. J.A. Stine
	Comments: 1881, Jan.20, Cairo, Mo., sunk by ice, refloated.
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