Steamer - John Walker
Builder: Doyle O'Hanlon Ship Yard, 1831
Built: Wilmington, NC (first steamer
built in that city)
Captains: Dickson (killed in 1831 explosion of boiler); Patrick (1831 - Spring 1832), Charles Taws (Fall 1832), Rothwell (Winter 1832)
Notes: Named for John Walker, father of Dr. John Walker. First trip to reach Fayetteville
was on Dec. 17, 1831. Lost in June 1836.