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.
I selected one from the top of the latter group-the 8-32x56 with illuminated reticle and sidewheel
There are other wharves, and one at the foot of Hyde Street displays the city's considerable maritime heritage with an historic fleet including a tug, sailing ships, and a huge sidewheel
ferry that once provided a more leisurely cross-harbor link.
This year, Leapers will be adding an optional feature that all Bug Busters can use: a special optional 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.