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The Steamboat Little Rock was a side-wheel steamboat that plied the waters of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Arkansas rivers.

The Little Rock was assembled in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1843. The boat had a displacement of 143 tons. The Little Rock measured 150 feet in length and 27 feet from rail to rail. The boat was equipped with a one-hundred horsepower Lever Engine.


  • Carl A. Brasseaux and Keith P. Fontenot, Steamboats on Louisiana's Bayous: A History and Directory (Louisiana State University Press, 2004), 204.

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