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We are all familiar with General Grant's "flagship," the Tigress. However, prior to steaming up the Tennessee River to assume command, 18 MAR 1862, of the expedition at Savannah, Ulysses S. Grant had made use of another steamer, described as, "the powerful towboat, WHB" (aka W. H. Brown). Just-promoted Major General Grant made use of the WHB, end of February 1862, following his success at Fort Donelson, on his ill-advised visit to Clarksville and Nashville (resulting in Grant being shelved at Fort Henry, for a couple of weeks.) What happened to the towboat WHB that necessitated Grant's use of the Tigress?