Steam powered, Planter was a wooden, wood burning, side-wheel steamer.
She had two non-condensing engines with a six foot (1.8m) stroke.
Planter displaced 313 tons (284 tonnes). Her measurements were
147 ft x 30 ft x 3ft. 9in. (45m x 9.1m x 1.14m). She was armed with one
long 32 pdr. gun and one short 24 pdr howitzer. Redrawn, Ian McKay, BG,
CS, CE, TE