WETMORE, CHARLES, W.
CHARLES W. WETMORE: Associate of John D. Rockefeller, Northern Pacific Financier and vice-president of the American Steel Barge Company. Namesake of The Charles W. Wetmore, a famous whaleback freighter and the first whaleback to sail to the ocean when she ran the rapids of the St. Lawrence River to carry wheat to Liverpool, England. It was enormous and met many a mishap until it was crashed ashore in 1892.