The Minnie Bay Steamboat

Minnie Bay Steamboat    The Minnie Bay was owned by the Bay Brothers. Her building was completed at Wheeling, West Virginia. She had three boilers and an eighteen foot diameter paddlewheel. Named for Captain George Bay's daughter, the Minnie Bay measure 182'x27'x4'8". She was built for the Portsmouth-Proctorville trade. And later she ran the Parkersburg-Gallipolis trade.