Steamer - Cotton Plant (I)
Built: Fayetteville, NC April 12, 1826
Owner: Duncan Thompson
Captains: John Banks, Thomas M. Green
Specifications: side-wheel, 108 x 16.5 ft.
Notes: Cotton Plant Steamboat Company. Sometime in the 1830s, the boat ceased operating. After 1847, it sank below the Railroad wharf, her machinery was salvaged.
HistoryNC.org web site links:
North Carolina Steam Boats Overview
North Carolina 19th Century Steam Boats (Alphabetic List)
Steamers in North Carolina from 1812 to 1849
Steamers in North Carolina from 1850 to 1860
Steamers in North Carolina from 1861 to 1880
Steamers in North Carolina from 1881 to 1899
North Carolina 19th Century Steam Boat Lines
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