Stanton, American Steam Vessels
Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , New York: Smith & Stanton, 1895. Sketches and historical facts about some of the most famous nineteenth century steamboats in the United States derived from a variety of sources.

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3 Title Page
4 Verso of Title Page
5 Dedication
7 Preface
9 Table of Contents
10 Table of Contents
11 World's Fair Award
12 Robert Fulton's Clermont, the world's first successful steamboat.
13 Clermont
14 Hudson River Steamboat Paragon, 1811
15 Paragon
16 Hudson River Steamboat Hope, 1811
17 Hope
18 Delaware River Steamboat Philadelphia, 1813
19 Philadelphia
20 United States War Vessel Demologos, 1814
21 Demologos (Fulton the first)
22 Long Island Sound Steamboat Chancellor Livingston, 1827
23 Chancellor Livingston
24 Great Lakes Steamboat Walk-in-the-Water, 1818
25 Walk-in-the-Water
26 The Savannah, Pioneer Transatlantic Steamship, 1819
27 Savannah
28 Long Island Sound Steamboat United States, 1821
29 United States
30 Hudson River Steamboat Constitution, 1825
31 Constitution
32 Hudson River Steamboat Commerce, 1825
33 Ontario, formerly Commerce
34 Hudson River Steamboat Albany, as Rebuilt, 1839.
35 Albany
36 Hudson River Steamboat De Witt Clinton, as rebuilt, 1832
37 De Witt Clinton
38 Hudson River Steamboat Champlain, 1832.
39 Champlain
40 Great Lakes Steamboat Michigan, 1833
41 Michigan
42 Great Lakes Steamboat Thomas Jefferson, 1834
43 Thomas Jefferson
44 Hudson River Steamboat Highlander, 1835
45 Highlander
46 Long Island Sound Steamboat New York, 1836
47 New York
48 Hudson River Steamboat Rochester, 1836
49 Rochester
50 Long Island Sound Steamboat Rhode Island, 1836
51 Rhode Island
52 Hudson River Steamboat Utica, 1836
53 Utica
54 Long Island Sound Steamboat Cleopatra, 1836
55 Cleopatra
56 Hudson River Towboat Norwich
57 Norwich
58 Long Island Sound Steamboat Massachusetts, 1836
59 Massachusetts
60 Lake Champlain Steamboat Burlington, 1837
61 Burlington
62 United States War Vessel Fulton 2d, 1837
63 Fulton 2d
64 Long Island Sound Steamboat John W. Richmond, 1837.
65 John W. Richmond
66 Hudson River Steamboat Troy, 1840
67 Troy
68 Lake Erie Steamboat Indiana, 1841
69 Indiana
70 New England Coast Iron Propeller Bangor, 1844
71 Bangor
72 Delaware River Iron Steamboat John Stevens, 1844
73 John Stevens
74 Great Lakes Passenger Steamboat Empire, 1844
75 Empire
76 Boston Harbor Steamboat May Flower, 1845
77 Mayflower
78 Hudson River Steamboat Rip Van Winkle, as rebuilt 1851
79 Rip Van Winkle
80 Great Lakes Propeller Princeton, 1845
81 Princeton
82 Long Island Sound Steamboat Atlantic, 1846
83 Atlantic
84 Hudson River Steamboat Isaac Newton, as rebuilt, 1855
85 Isaac Newton
86 Hudson River Steamboat Thomas Powell, 1846
87 Thomas Powell
88 Hudson River Steamboat Armenia, 1847
89 Armenia
90 Hudson River Steamboat Alida, 1847
91 Alida
92 Lake Erie Steamboat Atlantic, 1848
93 Atlantic
94 Hudson River Steamboat New World, 1855
95 New World
96 Hudson River Towboat Oswego
97 Oswego
98 New England Coast Steamboat State of Maine, 1848
99 State of Maine
100 Long Island Sound Steamboat Bay State, 1848
101 Bay State
102 Puget Sound towboat Goliah
103 Goliah
104 TransAtlantic Steamship Arctic, 1849
105 Arctic
106 Delaware River Steamboat Richard Stockton, 1851.
107 Richard Stockton
108 Atlantic Coast Steamship El Dorado, 1851
109 El Dorado
110 Hudson River Steamboat Francis Skiddy, 1851
111 Francis Skiddy
112 Atlantic Coast Steamship Marion, 1851
113 Marion
114 Atlantic Coast Steamship Illinois, 1851
115 Illinois
116 New England Coast Steamboat Eastern City, 1852
117 Eastern City
118 Atlantic Coast Steamship Black Warrior, 1852
119 Black Warrior
120 Delaware River Steamboat Major Reybold, 1852
121 Major Reygold
122 United States Naval Steamer Powhatan, 1852
123 Powhatan
124 Ohio River Steamboat jacob Strader, 1853
125 Jacob Strader
126 Lake Erie Steamboat Mississippi, 1853
127 Mississippi
128 Great Lakes Steamboat North Star, 1854
129 North Star
130 Long Island sound Steamboat Plymouth Rock, 1854
131 Plymouth Rock
132 Chesapeake Bay Steamboat Louisiana, 1854
133 Louisiana
134 New England Coast Steamboat Daniel Webster, 1854.
135 Daniel Webster
136 Long Island Sound Steamboat Commonwealth, 1854
137 Commonwealth
138 Lake Erie Steamboat Western World, 1854
139 Western World
140 Long Island Sound Steamboat Metropolis, 1854
141 Metropolis
142 Transatlantic Steamship Arago, 1855
143 Arago
144 Transatlantic Steamship Fulton, 1855
145 Fulton
146 Transatlantic Steamship Vanderbilt, 1855
147 Vanderbilt
148 Lake Erie Steamboat Western Metropolis, 1856
149 Western Metropolis
150 Mississippi River Steamboat Pacific, 1857
151 Pacific
152 Lake Michigan Sidewheel Steamship Milwaukee, 1859
153 Milwaukee
154 Atlantic Coast Steamship S. R. Spaulding, 1859
155 San Salvador formerly S. R. Spaulding
156 John A. Warner; Henry E. Bishop formerly Josephine
157 Edwin Forrest; Florence formerly Silver Star
158 Mississippi River Steamboat Peytona, 1859
159 Peytona
160 Hudson River Steamboat James W. Baldwin.
161 James W. Baldwin
162 United States War Vessel Kearsarge.
163 Kearsarge
164 Long Island Sound Steamboat City of New York, 1861
165 City of New York
166 Mississippi River Iron Clad Gunboat Carondelet, 1861
167 Carondelet
168 Hudson River Steamboat Mary Powell
169 Mary Powell
170 Great Lakes Passenger Propeller Badger State, 1862
171 Badger State
172 Engagement between Monitor and Merrimac, March 9th, 1862.
173 Monitor
174 Great Lakes Propeller Merchant, 1862
175 Merchant
176 Chesapeake Bay Excursion Steamboat Louise
177 Louise
178 Hudson River Steamboat St. John, 1863
179 St. John
180 Pacific Ocean Steamship Golden City, 1863.
181 Golden City
182 Hudson River Steamboat Berkshire, 1864
183 Berkshire
184 Great Lakes Propeller Ironsides, 1864
185 Ironsides
186 Hudson River Steamboat Dean Richmond, 1865
187 Dean Richmond
188 New York Harbor Towboat Andrew Fletcher, 1864
189 Andrew Fletcher
190 Long Island Sound Steamboat Newport, 1865
191 Newport
192 Long Island Sound Steamboat Bristol, 1865
193 Bristol
194 James River Steamboat John Sylvester, 1866
195 John Sylvester
196 Mississippi River Steamboat Robert E. Lee, 1866
197 Robert E. Lee
198 Transpacific Steamship Great Republic, 1866
199 Great Republic
200 Long Island Sound Steamboat Seawanhaka, 1866
201 Seawanhaka
202 Great Lakes Steamboat Northwester, as rebuilt, 1876
203 Greyhound: formerly Northwest
204 New England Coast Steamboat Cambridge, 1867
205 Cambridge
206 Lake Michigan Steamboat Sheboygan, 1869
207 Sheboygan
208 New England Coast Steamboat Falmouth, 1872
209 Falmouth
210 New York Harbor Steamboat Sylvan Dell, 1872
211 Sylvan Dell
212 Sylvan Shore; Sylvan Grove
213 Empire State: formerly Sylvan Stream; Sylvan Glen
214 Great Lakes Passenger Propeller Peerless, 1872
215 Peerless
216 Long Island Sound Steamboat C. H. Northam, 1872
217 C. H. Northam
218 New York and New Orleans Steamship New Orleans, 1872
219 New Orleans
220 Lake Michigan Steamboat Chicago, 1874
221 Chicago
222 New York and New Orleans Steamship Hudson, 1874
223 Hudson
224 Transpacific Steamship City of Peking, 1874
225 City of Peking
226 Delaware River Ferryboat General J. S. Schultze, 1875.
227 Gen'l J. S. Schultze
228 Detroit River Ferryboat Excelsior, 1876
229 Excelsior
230 Delaware River Steamboat Columbia, 1876
231 Columbia
232 Mississippi River Steamboat Charles P. Couteau, 1877.
233 Charles P. Chouteau
234 New York Ocean going Excursion Steamboat Columbia, 1877.
235 Columbia
236 Mississippi River Steamboat New Mary Houston, 1877.
237 New Mary Houston, formerly Mary Houston and Fanny Bullitt
238 Hudson River Steamboat Saratoga, 1877.
239 Saratoga
240 Delaware River Excursion Steamboat Thomas Clyde, 1878.
241 Thomas Clyde
242 Mississippi River Steamboat Ed. Richardson, 1878.
243 Ed. Richardson
244 Columbia River Steamboat Lurline, 1878
245 Lurline
246 Ohio and Mississippi River Steamboat Guiding Star, 1878
247 Guiding Star
248 Delaware River Excursion Steamboat Republic, 1878.
249 Republic
250 Mississippi River Steamboat J. M. White, 1878.
251 J. M. White
252 Arasapha; Delaware
253 Dauntless; Wenonah
254 New York Ocean going excursion Steamboat Grand Republic, 1878
255 Grand Republic
256 Mississippi River Steamboat John W. Cannon, 1878.
257 John W. Cannon
258 Hudson River Steamboat Albany
259 Albany
260 Great Lakes Steamboat City of Cleveland, 1880
261 State of Ohio: formerly City of Alpena and City of Cleveland
262 Mississippi River Steamboat Belle Memphis, 1880.
263 Belle Memphis
264 Atlantic Coast Steamship City of Augusta, 1880.
265 City of Augusta
266 Pacific Coast Steamship Columbia, 1880
267 Columbia
268 Long Island Sound Steamboat City of Worcester, 1881
269 City of Worcester
270 New York Bay Excursion Steamboat Cygnus, 1881
271 Cygnus
272 Atlantic Coast Steamship San Marcos, 1881.
273 San Marcos
274 New York Bay Excursion Steamboat Taurus, 1881
275 Taurus
276 Chesapeake Bay Passenger Propeller Danville, 1882.
277 Danville
278 Hudson River Steamboat Kaaterskill, 1882
279 Kaaterskill
280 Atlantic Coast Freight Steamship Excelsior, 1882.
281 Excelsior
282 New York Ferryboat Newburgh, 1882
283 Newburgh
284 New England Coast Steamboat Penobscot, 1882.
285 Penobscot
286 Long Island Sound Steamboat Pilgrim, 1882.
287 Pilgrim
288 Steam Yacht Atalanta, 1883
289 Atalanta
290 New York and Cuba Steamship Cienfuegos, 1883. Stranded February 4, 1895, near Nassau, N. P.
291 Cienfuegos
292 Hudson River Tugboat John H. Cordts, 1883.
293 John H. Cordts
294 Steam yacht Electra, 1884
295 Electra
296 Pacific Coast Steamship Santa Rosa, 1884
297 Santa Rosa
298 Tampa Bay Steamboat Manatee, 1884
299 Manatee
300 Hudson River Passenger Propeller City of Kingston, 1884
301 City of Kingston
302 Steam Yacht Nourmahal, 1884
303 Nourmahal
304 Hudson River Tugboat Pocahontas, 1884
305 Pocahontas
306 Delaware River Passenger Propeller Brandywine, 1885
307 Brandywine
308 Ohio River Steamboat Hudson, 1886
309 Hudson
310 Steam Yacht Alva, 1886
311 Alva
312 Great Lakes Steamship Susquehanna, 1886
313 Susquehanna
314 Chesapeake Bay Steamboat Emma Giles, 1887.
315 Emma Giles
316 Chattanoochee; City of Jacksonville
317 Queen of St. Johns; Rosa
318 Gulf of Mexico Steamship Olivette, 1887.
319 Olivette
320 Hudson River propeller Homer Ramsdell, 1887.
321 Homer Ramsdell
322 Hudson River Steamboat New York, 1887.
323 New York
324 Delaware River Passenger propeller City of Chester, 1887.
325 City of Chester
326 Lake Michigan Passenger Propeller Petoskey, 1887.
327 Petoskey
328 Pacific Coast Propeller Premier, 1887.
329 Premier
330 Atlantic Coast Steamship Parthian, 1887
331 Parthian
332 Joppa; B. S. Ford
333 Cambridge; Sassafras
334 New York Harbor Ferryboat Robert Garrett, 1887.
335 Robert Garrett
336 Steam Yacht Ballymena, 1888.
337 Ballymena
338 Lake Champlain Steamboat Chateaugay, 1888.
339 Chateaugay
340 New York Bay Passenger Propeller Monmouth, 1888.
341 Monmouth
342 Great Lakes Propeller Soo City, 1888.
343 Soo City
344 Columbia River Steamboat T. J. Potter, 1888.
345 T. J. Potter
346 Great Lakes Steamship Owego, 1888.
347 Owego
348 Baltimore; Northfield
349 Edwin H. Mead; George M. Winslow
350 Great lakes Car Ferry St. Ignace, 1888.
351 Saint Ignace
352 Long Island Sound Steamboat Puritan, 1888.
353 Puritan
354 Lake Erie Passenger Steamboat City of Detroit, 1889.
355 City of Detroit
356 Long Island Sound Steamboat Connecticut, 1889.
357 Connecticut
358 New York and Venezuela Steamship Caracas, 1889.
359 Caracas
360 Potomac River Steamboat Charles Macalester, 1889.
361 Charles Macalester
362 Great Lakes Steamship Livingstone, 1889.
363 Livingstone
364 Indian River (Florida) Steamboat Santa Lucia.
365 Santa Lucia formerly Nellie Hudson, No. 2.
366 Steam Yacht Jathniel, 1889.
367 Jathniel
368 Atlantic Coast Lighthouse Supply Steamer Armeria, 1890.
369 Armeria
370 Lake Michigan Steamboat City of Chicago, 1890.
371 City of Chicago
372 New York and South American Steamship Seguranca, 1890.
373 Seguranca
374 Lake Michigan Propeler Indiana, 1890.
375 Indiana
376 Great Lakes Steamship Saranac, 1890.
377 Saranac
378 Great Lakes Seamship Maryland, 1890.
379 Maryland
380 New York Double Screw Ferryboat John G. McCullough, 1891.
381 John G. McCullough
382 United States Cruiser San Francisco, 1890.
383 San Francisco
384 Puget Sound Steamboat Bailey Gatzert, 1890.
385 Bailey Gatzert
386 New England Coast Steamboat Portland, 1890.
387 Portland
388 Great Lakes Freight Steamship Matoa, 1890.
389 Matoa
390 Mississippi River Steamboat Ouachita, 1890.
391 Ouachita
392 Atlantic Coast Steamship Algonquin, 1890.
393 Algonquin
394 Great Lakes Excursion Steamboat Frank E. Kirby, 1890.
395 Frank E. Kirby
396 Atlantic Coast Steamship Cottage City, 1890.
397 Cottage City
398 Puget Sound Passenger Steamboat Greyhound, 1890.
399 Greyhound
400 Great Lakes Steamship W. H. Gilcher, 1892
401 W. H. Gilcher
402 Erie Canal Steam Canal Boat Acme, 1891
403 Acme
404 New York and Rockaway Beach Excursion Steamboat General Slocum, 1891
405 General Slocum
406 New York Harbor Tugboat Dorothy, 1891
407 Dorothy
408 Steam Yacht Vamoose, 1891.
409 Vamoose
410 New York Double-screw Ferryboat Bremen, 1891
411 Bremen
412 Ethel
413 Ethel
414 Great Lakes Excursion Steamboat City of Toledo, 1891
415 City of Toledo
416 Atlantic Coast Tugboat Edgar F. Luckenbach, 1891.
417 Edgar F. Luckenhach
418 Lake Michigan Passenger Steamship Virginia, 1891.
419 Virginia
420 Chesapeake Bay Tugboat John I. Brady, 1891.
421 John I. Brady
422 Boston Harbor Excursion Steamboat Mayflower, 1891.
423 Mayflower
424 New York Double-Screw Ferryboat Cincinnati, 1891.
425 Cincinnati
426 Coasting Steamship Keweenaw. Foundered in gale on Pacific Coast in December, 1894; all on board perished.
427 Keeweenaw
428 Douglas H. Thomas
429 Madeleine
430 Ohio River Steamboat Iron Queen, 1892. Burned to water's edge near Antiquity, Ohio, April 3, 1895.
431 Iron Queen
432 Atlantic Coast Steamship El Rio, 1892.
433 El Rio
434 Coast of Maine Steamboat Frank Jones, 1892.
435 Frank Jones
436 Great Lakes Passenger Propeller Chicora, 1892. Foundered in Gale on Lake Michigan, January 21, 1895; all on board perished.
437 Chicora
438 Winfield S. Cahill
439 Sausalito
440 New York Ocean-going Fishing Steamer Al. Foster, 1892.
441 Al. Foster
442 Atlantic Coast Tugboat Honey Brook, 1892.
443 Honey Brook
444 Steam Yacht Clermont, 1892.
445 Clermont
446 Long Island Sound Passenger Propeller Maine, 1892.
447 Maine
448 Western River Steamboat John K. Speed, 1892.
449 John K. Speed
450 Great Lakes Straight back Steamship Codorus, 1892
451 Codorus
452 United States Cruiser Olympia, 1893.
453 Olympia
454 Chesapeake Bay Passenger Propeller Alabama, 1892.
455 Alabama
456 New York Harbor Tugboat Andrew J. White, 1892.
457 Andrew J. White
458 Long Island Sound Passenger Propeller Richard Peck, 1892.
459 Richard Peck
460 India; Merida
461 Saxon; Thomas Cranage
462 Mississippi River Ferryboat Thomas Pickles, 1892.
463 Thomas Pickles
464 Atlantic Coast Tugboat Scranton 1892.
465 Scranton
466 Great Lakes Passenger Steamship Manitou, 1893.
467 Manitou
468 Philadelphia and Baltimore (Canal Line) Propeller Anthony Groves, Jr., 1893.
469 Anthony Groves Jr.
470 Great Lakes Passenger Whaleback Steamship Christopher Columbus, 1893.
471 Christopher Columbus
472 New York Bay Tugboat Commander, 1893.
473 Commander
474 Detroit River Ferryboat Pleasure, 1893.
475 Pleasure
476 New York Propeller Favorite.
477 Favorite
478 Atlantic Coast Tugboat Nottingham, 1894.
479 Nottingham
480 Atlantic Coast Steamship Jamestown, 1894.
481 Jamestown
482 United States Torpedo Boat Ericsson, 1894.
483 Ericsson
484 Long Island Sound Passenger Propeller City of Lowell, 1894.
485 City of Lowell
486 United States Armored Cruiser Minneapolis, 1894.
487 Minneapolis
488 Great Lakes Passenger Steamship North Wester, 1894.
489 North West
490 U. S. Harbor Defense Ram Katahdin, 1895.
491 Katahdin
492 Steam Yacht Eleanor, 1894.
493 Eleanor
494 United States Battle ship Indiana, 1895.
495 Indiana
496 Long Island Sound Steamboat Priscilla, 1894.
497 Priscilla
498 Transatlantic Passenger Steamship St. Louis, 1895.
499 St. Louis
500