Steamer - Fayetteville or City of Fayetteville
Builder: Joshua Toomer for the Henrietta Steam Boat Company
Built: Fayetteville, NC 1842
Specifications: 130-feet long by 26-feet wide. The depth of the cargo hold was 9 feet. The vessel had an estimated displacement of 400 tons. The steamer was powered by a 120-horsepower engine built by Watchman & Bratt, Baltimore, MD.
Notes: The Henrietta Steam Boat Company at this time was owned by John H. Hall, Constant Johnson & Benjamin Rush
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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