Category:Natchez (ship, 1869)
English: Natchez VII was built in 1869. It was 301 feet (92 m) long, had eight boilers and a 5,500 cotton bale capacity. It became famous as the participant against another Mississippi paddle steamer, the Robert E. Lee, in a race from New Orleans to St. Louis in June 1870, immortalized in a lithograph by Currier and Ives. Dismantled in 1879. See en:Natchez (boat)#Previous vessels.
Media in category "Natchez (ship, 1869)"
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- MARK TWAIN(1883) p210 - RACE OF THE LEE AND THE NATCHEZ.jpg 1,215 × 912; 837 KB
- Celebrated Race of the Steamers Robt E Lee and Natchez.jpg 1,438 × 1,172; 2.42 MB
- Steamer Natchez.jpeg 385 × 594; 58 KB