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Old 07-21-2010, 11:49 PM
Carl Jones Carl Jones is offline
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Location: Midway, Utah
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here is some more boats: in 1878 & 1880 he was clerk on the Paris C. Brown and in the later 1880's he became Master. and an I. M. Young was 2nd clerk. Chris was master when she snagged 1 Jan 1889. He may have been a part owner. In 1889 Chris of Portsmouth bought the Rainbow for $8,000.00 and in early 1890 he sold a half interest to the White Collar line.

He seems to have owned the ferry boat "Three States: and at one time he leased the steam ferry Music while the Three States was on the docks for repairs. (from Thrills of the Historic Ohio River page 129) Way 5383 has the Three States a steam ferry built in 1873 and operated at Cairo, Illinois to at least 1896.

The Waterways Journal makes reference to Capt Chris G Young in several issues: 9-16-1893, 8-6-1892, 9-26-1891, 19-15-1892, 9- 23-1893. 4-24-1897, 1-20-1900,
(from the Waterways Journal Index Potts collection Univ of Mo at St Louis)

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