Steamboats 1854-56

Steamboats-1854-56

WAR EAGLE Built: 1854, Fulton, Cincinnati, Ohio. Type: Sidewheel, wooden hull packet. Size: 225′ x 27′, 296 tons. Boilers: Three boilers. Built by the Minnesota Packet Company, the WAR EAGLE operated mostly between Galena & St.Paul, and Dunleith & St.Paul. During a trip on the Tennessee River for the Union in 1862, she was attacked while wooding up … Read more

Famous War Ships

Famous War Ships

The following are the famous warships that sailed and ruled the seas from the 18th to 20th centuries. Essex-CV-9 When Essex CV-9 arrived, it marked the beginning of American dominance in naval air power during the Second World War. The lead ship of the Essex class, she was commissioned in December 1942. … Read more