Steamboat Rhode Island

     The steamboat Rhode Island was built in 1836 and sank in 1850.  In 1873, the Providence & Stonington Steamship Company christened another steamship with the name Rhode Island which saw service into the 20th century.  

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Herald of the Times

September 1, 1836

Alexandria Gazette

September 26, 1836

Herald of the Times

(Newport, R.I.)

September 29, 1836

Alexandria Gazette

October 6, 1836

North Carolina Standard

November 24, 1836

Vermont Telegraph

April 29, 1840

New York Daily Tribune

August 19, 1844

American Republican & Baltimore Daily Clipper

Oct. 31, 1846

American Republican & Baltimore Daily Clipper

November 4, 1846

The Corrector (Sag Harbor, NY)

February 16, 1850

The Republic, (Wash. DC)

Feb. 19, 1850

February 19, 1850

February 19, 1850

February 19, 1950

1880 Steamship Advertisement

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