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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Wrecks, explosions make steamboating a dangerous job
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Roger Allen
Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County. C.C. Jones' "Memorial History" records that "about 70 steamboats navigated the Savannah from about 1820 to 1865. As many as fifteen in a week would arrive and depart, but the dangers of the voyage were many.
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