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sidewheel

(ˈsaɪdˌwiːl)
n
(Nautical Terms) one of the paddle wheels of a sidewheeler
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The sidewheel gunboat USS Michigan had been stationed nearby, but the absence of navigator Patrick Murphy and engineer James P.
Crosman also provided me with a CenterPoint Optics 4-16x56 scope with sidewheel parallax adjustment and a 30mm tube for bright optics.
April 18, 1879: The sidewheel steamer Great Republic, with more than 1,000 on board, runs aground on Sand Island, Wash.
It pictured Perry's sidewheel frigrates, Susquehanna and Mississippi, and sloops, Plymouth and Saratoga, anchored in the moonlight with Mt.
The typical itinerary for such gold was by sidewheel steamer from San Francisco, then southward via the Pacific Ocean to Panama, at which point the treasure was transferred to the 48-mile-long Panama Railroad for its journey across the isthmus.
Chantiers de l'Atlantique has a proud 140-year history of building ocean liners, beginning with a 3,200-grt sidewheel steamship for the fledgling Compagnie Generale Transatlantique through to the four-funneled France of 1912, the three-stack Paris and Ile de France in the roaring '20s, and ultimately and arguably the finest liner ever built, the 83,000-grt Normandie of 1935.
This photo, from the 10th anniversary cruise in 1913, shows the luxurious City of Detroit III, the largest sidewheel passenger steamer in the world.
Congress authorized a five-hundred-thousand-dollar annual mail subsidy, and the Colorado, the first of the monthly sidewheel steamers, left San Francisco on January 1, 1867, for Hong Kong and Yokohama.
It had been a commercial sidewheel steamer, purchased by the Confederacy in November 1861 for use as an unarmed accommodations ship or floating barracks.
They are the 300-foot ferryboat Eureka, the largest wooden boat in the country and the last intact wooden-hulled sidewheel steamer afloat in the United States; the 100-foot Eppleton Hall, a steam-driven sidepaddle tug, the last of the famed British paddle boats to be built and the only one still floating; and the 301-foot Balclutha, a steel-hull, three-masted square-rigger built to withstand the rigors of Cape Horn and the last ship to fly the flag of the Hawaiian Kingdom.
Harry insisted that he had inside information on the whereabouts of the "Central America," a sidewheel steamboat, lost in an 1857 hurricane in the Atlantic, while en route to New York from San Francisco, supposedly carrying three tons of gold rush bullion and coins.