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Title: Paddle steamer FRANCES

Accession Number: 1936.13
Type: photograph
Maker: Sexton, T. E.
Description: Photograph; oval, starboard view of sidewheel steamer FRANCES, printed in gold at bottom on mat "T.E. SEXTON, 315 Market Street, Wilmington, Del.". Handwritten in black ink on cardboard backing " "Frances" iron steam vessel built Wilmington Del 1864./ home port 1887 - Providence R.I./ 1988. 18 grs. tons 717.82 net tons/ 222.7' x 32.8' x 10' 800 h.p." Iron hull undoubtedly accounted for her long life, the steamer finally was retired in 1898.

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