Steamer - Prometheus
Builder: Captain Otway Burns, 1818
Built: Beaufort, NC
Captains: Thomas N. Gautier
Specifications: 1-deck, stern-wheel,
pilot house on top
Notes: When President James Monroe visited
Wilmington in 1819, the Prometheus took the
President and his party to Smithville on their
departure. The steamer was low-powered and
abandoned around 1825.