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Numbers 18. List of vessels owned by the United States and employed on ocean and lake service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1865.*

RECAPITULATION.

Side-wheel steamers............................... 75

Propellers........................................ 40

Tugs.............................................. 28

Schooners......................................... 12

Canal-barges...................................... 22

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Grand total....................................... 177

GEO. D. WISE,

Colonel, in Charge Third Division, Ocean and Lake Transportation.

Numbers 19. Vessels owned and chartered January 1, 1865.

(Ocean and Lake Division, Colonel Wise.)

Owned.

Class. Number. Tons. Expense per

month,

victualing and

manning.

Steamers.. 106 41,822 $151,066.75

Tugs.. 29 3,496 23,475.50

Sailing 15 1,559 4,589.00

vessels..

Barges.. 21 2,418 2,580.00

Total.. 171 49,358 181,711.25

Chartered.

Class. Number. Tons. Expense per

month.

Steamers.. 275 140,822 $1,930,849.02

Tugs.. 91 11,426 182,673.70

Sailing 75 15,236 67,505.21

vessels..

Barges.. 171 23,665 69,834.18

Total.. 612 191,149 2,250,862.11

RECAPITULATION.

Total number of vessels chartered

and owned......................... 783

Total number of tonnage of vessels

chartered and owned............... 240,507

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Total cost per month, victualing

and manning owned vessels......... $181,711.25

Total cost per month, vessels

chartered.........................2,250,862.11

Estimated cost per month, coaling

owned and chartered vessels-say

50,000 tons of coal, at $8 pe ton. 400,000.00

Estimated repairs, &c............. 90,000.00

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Total monthly expenses............2,922,573.36

Daily expenses.................... 97,419.11

Vessels owned and chartered July 1, 1865.

Owned.

Class. Number. Tons. Expense per

month,

victualing and

manning.

Steamers.. 115 48,175 $192,244.00

Tugs.. 23 2,978 21, 181.00

Sailing 12 1,938 7,570.00

vessels.

Barges.. 20 2,405 2,480.00

Total.. 170 55,496 223,475.00

Chartered.

Class. Number. Tons. Expense per

month.

Steamers.. 177 99,780 $1,463,850.00

Tugs.. 69 6,964 133,950.00

Sailing 74 17,686 88,851.00

vessels.

Barges.. 100 14,010 42,049.00

Total.. 420 138,440 1,728,700.00

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*Omitted, except the "Recapitulation."

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