Steamship Dictator in Charleston harbor

Steamship Dictator in Charleston harbor

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/148744
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Title

  • Steamship Dictator in Charleston harbor

Image Number

  • N040528

Year

  • 18--

Publication Info

  • New York : E. & H.T. Anthony Co., 18--.

Date Note

  • Photograhed while Captain Vogel was in charge.

Series Title

General Note

  • Photonegative of half a stereoview, #9449.

    Biography Note

  • The Dictator was built in Brooklyn, New York, in 1863 by Thomas Stark. It was first registered in New York City with the number of 6622. It is a side-wheeled paddle steamer that had a gross tonnage of 735. It was 205.8' long, 30' wide, with a depth of 8.6'.

  • Biography Note

  • The Dictator was bought by Captain Louis Mitchell Coxetter after the Civil War. It traveled the Charleston, South Carolina, to Palatka, Florida run. It burned on the Hillsborough River in December of 1884. It later became the Conquest, and its tonnage was reduced to 623 gross, and 511 net.

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

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