Steamer - Cotton Plant (II)
Builder: Doyle O'Hanlon
Built: Wilmington, NC April 837
Notes: Publicized as a new steamer in 1837, this vessel was built and outfitted in Doyle O'Hanlon's Wilmington shipyard. Designed to replace O'Hanlon's Steamer John Walker, which was lost in June 1836. It operated between Wilmington and Fayetteville from April 18, 1837, and 1847, when it sank below the Wilmington Railroad wharf. The ship's 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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