The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Otter (Steamboat), 1 May 1849


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The Wisconsin River.-- An attempt is to be made this season to navigate, regulary, the Wisconsin River. For this purpose Capt. John Cook has constructed the hull of a boat at Sauk Patrie, and he arrived here yesterday from below, with the steam boat OTTER, the engine of which is to be transferred to the new hull. We hope Mr. C., will be successful in his enterprise. The business which is springing up along the Wisconsin is far greater than most people imagine. - - - Galena Gazette.
      Daily True Democrat (Cleveland)
      Monday, May 7, 1849


Steam paddle OTTER. Of 92 tons. Built 1840 at Cincinnati, Ohio. First home port, Galena, Ill. DISPOSITION:-- Abandoned 1849
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      The Lytle-Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868
     


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engine removed
Date of Original:
1849
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McN.E.11095
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Otter (Steamboat), 1 May 1849