SITE GUIDE
    
    To help you navigate the various tributaries of this site,here is a 
    list of links to selected destinations. When you are in the boat or 
    captain lists and you click on a link from a boat's listing, it is to 
    one of these informational pages you are taken. Each page is an article 
    about a specific boat or a specific region. From this "Site Guide" page 
    you can explore the information pages without having to search through 
    all of the boat or captain lists.
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Unanswered questions from site visitors about boats and ancestors.

CAPTAINS  |  OWNERS AND COMPANIES  |  RIVERBOATS
RIVERBOAT HISTORY AND LORE  |  PICTURES OF RIVERBOATS
  |  RIVERS IN VARIOUS AREAS  |  

Contemporary Riverboat Cruises
A list of modern, paddlewheel cruise companies


DOCUMENTS

Engineer's Certificate
Duties and Liabilities of Engineers, Licensed under the Steamboat Law of August 30, 1852.

RIVERS IN VARIOUS AREAS

ALABAMA RIVER  |  ALASKA RIVERS  |  ARKANSAS RIVER
CALIFORNIA  |   COLUMBIA RIVER   |  COLORADO   |  COOSA RIVER
GEORGIA  |  GREAT LAKES
KENTUCKY
MAINE  |  UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER  2 |  MISSOURI  |  MONONGAHELA RIVER
NEW YORK
OHIO RIVER  |  OSAGE
SOUTH CAROLINA
TENNESSEE RIVER
TEXAS
UTAH
WHITE RIVER

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RIVERBOATS

Articles About Riverboats
BELL OF LOUISVILLE: Her History  |  BELL OF LOUISVILLE: Her specks  | BELL ZANE
BEN HUR  |   BENTON  |  BENTON 2  |  BERTRAND  |  BRIGHT STAR
CLERMONT  |  CONSTITUTION
DAVENPORT/W.J. QUINLAN  |  DE SMIT  |  DELTA QUEEN  |  DELTA KING
G.W. KENDALL  |  GOLDENROD  |  GOVERNOR MORTON  |  GRANITE STATE  |  GREENWOOD
U.S.S. HARVEST MOON  |  HELENA
JOSIAH H. BELL
KATE SWINNEY
MAGNOLIA Disaster  |  MORGAN NELSON  |  MONTGOMERY
Riverboats NATCHEZ  |  NAIL CITY  |  NEW LUCY
OLD BULLION  |  OMAHA Part 1  |  OMAHA Part 2
PENNSYLVANIA
ROB'T E. LEE
SAINT PAUL  |  SIOUX CITY  |  Wreck of the SCIOTO , SULTANA Disaster,
VERNE SWAIN  |  VIRGINIA
WABASH QUEEN  |  WAKE ROBIN  |  WINFIELD SCOTT  |  Another WINFIELD SCOTT
YELLOWSTONE
Many Boats

Alphabetical Links to BOATS

Each of these letters is a link to a page listing boats whose names begin with that letter.
Each page is modified individually as new info becomes available.
A.B.C.D.E.F.G.H.I.J.K.L.M.N.O.P.Q.R.S.T.U.V.W.Y.Z

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CAPTAINS

Articles and Information About Riverboat Captains
C.W. Batchelor  |  Capt. Fred A. Blanks  |  Capt Joseph Boisseau  |  William Bowen
Capt.Leslie R. Broadfoot
Hugh Campbell  |  Capt.John W. Cannon
Mary Greene  |  Absalom Grimes
William H. Hauenstein
Capt.Franklin Keeling
Henry Jasper King
Hilmar Lax  |  Capt. Thomas P. Leathers
Capt. James McGarry  |   Capt. Edgar Mabry  |  John W. Malin  |  Anthony G. Medine  |  Robert M. Marshall
Geo. Peppers
Capt. Donald J. Sanders  |  Shallcross
Fredrick Way, Jr.  |  George Weems  |  Agustus L. Witherington

Alphabetical Links to Boat CAPTAINS
Each of these letters is a link to a page listing boat captains whose last names begin with that letter.
A.B.C.D.E.F.G.H.I.J.K.L.M.N.O.P.Q.R.S.T.U.V.W-X.Y-Z

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OWNERS and COMPANIES

About Riverboat Owners and Companies
Kansas City Missouri River Navigation Company
Hudson River Steamboat Company, Robert Fulton's Company
Iron Steamboat Company, New York City to Coney Island
Osage and Missouri River Packet Company
Steamboat Company of Georgia
Weems Line

Alphabetical Links to Boat Owners

Each of these letters is a link to a page listing boat owners whose last names begin with that letter.
A.B.C.D.E.F.G.H.I.J.K.L.M.N.O.P.Q.R.S.T.U.V.W-X.Y-Z

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RIVERBOAT LORE AND HISTORY

Cape Giradeau  |  Natchez Tornado
The Development of Western Rivers Watercraft
The Diary of E.F. Beadle
The Diaries of Asa C. Call
The Diary of Absalom Grimes
How Fast Were They
Miscellaneous Letters and Articles
Bits and Pieces of Riverboat Lore
The First Voyage Under Steam: CLERMONT
Untimely Riverboat Demises, Listed by year
Riverboats and the Civil War
The Steamboat MONTANA
Parkersburg, W. Va.
Wheeling W. Va

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ALABAMA RIVERS

Alabama River - Coosa River
Bridgeport, Alabama and Steamboatin' on the Tennessee (Off site pages)

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ALASKA RIVERS

Yukon and Copper Rivers

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ARKANSAS RIVER

Arkansas River

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CALIFORNIA

California Delta Boats  |  Paddlewheelers in the Movies

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COLORADO

Green River Navigation Company  |  Green River Boats

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COOSA RIVER

Steamboats on the Coosa River
Pictures

 

GEORGIA

Steamboat Company of Georgia Including Savannah River Boats
Steamboats on the Coosa River

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GREAT LAKES

Great Lakes Sidewheelers

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ILLINOIS RIVER

Early Steamboats

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State of Kentucky

Big Sandy River
Off site website


UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER

Early River Pilots  |  Early Steamboat Navigation  |  Steamboat Life

MISSOURI

Missouri River Boats  |  KATE SWINNEY  |  OLD BULLION
Rivers in Missouri
Missouri River Transportation Company
Kansas City, Missouri River Navigation Company
Book: Archaeological Evidence from the Missouri River
The Steamboat MONTANA
The Steamboat ARABIA

Missouri's Osage River Osage River
Navigating the Osage River in Missouri: 1839-1926

From Wayne Johnson, site contributor
Off-Site Osage River Article - Early River Navigation
Map of Osage River Landings - 1870's

Some Osage River boats
BLACK DIAMOND  |  DEW DROP  |  EDNA  |  EMMA  |  HUGO  |  LAST CHANCE  |  PLOW BOY  |  VIOLA BELLE  |  WARSAW

Maps of Missouri River
Steamboat Landings and Wrecks on the Missouri River
Pinpointed by Site Contributor Wayne Johnson
Also from Wayne, Online maps of -
Steamboat Wrecks, Jefferson City, Mo to Kansas City, Mo.
Missouri R. Steamboat Landings, Callaway County Mo.
Mo. R. and Osage R. in Mo.
Two Portions of Missouri River, Each Compared, 1879 and 1954
Shows how river course has changed over a 75 year period
The SALUDA Disaster

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MONONGAHELA RIVER

Steamboat Building on the Monongahela:
From the journal of John William Lynch, 1869 - 1948
Flood of 1873: From The Daily Gazette Return to TOP of page.

NEW YORK STATE

Hudson River Steamboat Company
The Finger Lakes Region
Iron Steamboat Company, New York City to Coney Island

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OHIO

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA

Many Ohio River Boats  |  Race between Hibernia and Telegraph  |   The MAGNOLIA Disaster
Articles from The Tribune Telegraph, Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio
Articles from The Wheeling Intelligencer, Wheeling, West Virginia:
Boat Building Flourished Here  |  Boat Building in Wheeling
Burning of the LIZZY TOWNSEND  |  Subsequent Steamboat Building in Wheeling
Wheeling’s First Steamer  |  Wheeling as a Shipping Point


Zanesville
Jennie Wade

 

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SOUTH CAROLINA

U.S.S. HARVEST MOON

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TENNESSEE RIVER

Bridgeport, Alabama and Steamboatin' on the Tennessee
Steamboats on the Tennessee River

TEXAS

RED RIVER
Early Steam Navigation of the Upper Red River
CADDO  |  CASPIAN

RIO GRANDE
Part 1  |  Part 2  |  Part 3

SABINE RIVER
Josia H. Bell - Sabine River - Uncle Ben - Neches River

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UTAH

Steamboats on the Green and Utah Rivers

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WHITE RIVER

GOVERNOR MORTON

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BOOKS

Books

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