Steamer - Codorus
Built: 1825, York, PA
Specifications: First iron-hull steam boat, 60 ft. x 16 ft. wide, drew less than two feet when loaded.
Notes: Arrived in Craven County in Jan. 1829 to connect Newbern with Beaufort by way of Clubfoot and Harlowe Canal. On its second trip it carried 16 passengers and freight. With a new engine installed in 1830, it continued runs between Newbern and Beaufort.
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