• Tom Dodsworth (Towboat, 1871-1919)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1871 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled in 1919 OWNERS: James A. Blackmore and others; W. H. Brown and Company; S. S. Crum…

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  • Taric (Towboat, 1935-1947)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1904 at Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Ship Yard FORMERLY: H. St. L. Coppee FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled in 1947 OWNERS: Raymond City Coal an…

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  • Leroy (Packet, 1896-1925?)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: 1896 at Levanna, Ohio FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold to a sand and gravel firm at Parkersburg, West Virginia for use as a landing float (1925?) OWNERS: C…

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  • J. T. Hatfield (Towboat, 1904-1930)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1904 at Point Pleasant, West Virginia FINAL DISPOSITION: Sank at Charleston, West Virginia and dismantled, 1930 OWNERS: Hickey Transportation Com…

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  • J. B. Lewis (Towboat, 1900-1926)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1900 at Middleport, Ohio at the Flesher and Cole yard FINAL DISPOSITION: Lost in a storm in August, 1926 at Nine Mile Point OWNERS: Collins and H…

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  • Valley Belle (Towboat/Packet, 1883-1943)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat/Packet BUILT: 1883 at Harmar, Ohio at the Knox Yard FINAL DISPOSITION: Sank at Kanauga, Ohio in 1943 and was dismantled OWNERS: Captain John Lane; E.P.…

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  • Jewel (Packet/Towboat, 1902-1934)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet/Towboat BUILT: Golconda, Illinois, 1899 as the City of Golconda FORMERLY: City of Golconda FINAL DISPOSITION: Sank at Greenville, Mississippi, January 17…

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  • Helen E. (Packet, 1913-1934)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: Point Pleasant, West Virginia, 1913 FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled and rebuilt into the towboat Clairmont OWNERS: Captain Gordon C. Greene, George…

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  • J. B. Lewis (Towboat, 1900-1926)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1900 at Middleport, Ohio at the Flesher and Cole yard FINAL DISPOSITION: Lost in a storm in August, 1926 at Nine Mile Point OWNERS: Collins and H…

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  • Sallie Marmet (Towboat, 1911-1936)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1911 at Marietta, Ohio by the Hammitt yard FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled, 1936 OWNERS: 1911: Otto Marmet Coal & Mining Company; 1935: Charles Zub…

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  • Tell City (Packet, 1889-1917)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: 1889 at Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Ship Yard FINAL DISPOSITION: Struck shore headway and sank at Little Hocking, Ohio on April 6, 1917 OWNE…

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  • Homer Smith (Packet/excursion, (1914-1928)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet/excursion BUILT: Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Howard Ship Yards, 1914 BECAME: Greater Pittsburgh FINAL DISPOSITION: Renamed: Greater Pittsburgh, 1928 OWNE…

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  • Avalon (Excursion boat, 1948-1961)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Excursion BUILT: 1914 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as the Idlewild; renamed Avalon in February 1948 FORMERLY: Idlewild BECAME: Belle of Louisville in 1962 FINAL…

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  • Avalon (Excursion boat, 1948-1961)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Excursion BUILT: 1914 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as the Idlewild; renamed Avalon in February 1948 FORMERLY: Idlewild BECAME: Belle of Louisville in 1962 FINAL…

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  • General Ashburn (Towboat, 1927-1945)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: Dubuque, Iowa by Dubuque Boat and Boiler Company, 1927 BECAME: J. T. Hatfield FINAL DISPOSITION: Renamed J. T. Hatfield in the summer of 1945 OWN…

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  • Reliance (Towboat, 1924-1947)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1916 at Elizabeth, Pennsylvania FORMERLY: Active; Hecla FINAL DISPOSITION: Sank in the Allegheny River on March 14, 1947 OWNERS: Union Barge Line…

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  • Queen City (Packet/Wharf boat, 1897-1940)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet/Wharf boat BUILT: 1897 by Cincinnati Marine Railway Company at Cincinnati, Ohio FINAL DISPOSITION: Sank at Pittsburgh in January 1940; her wreckage was b…

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  • Leroy (Packet, 1896-1925?)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: 1896 at Levanna, Ohio FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold to a sand and gravel firm at Parkersburg, West Virginia for use as a landing float (1925?) OWNERS: C…

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  • Senator Cordill (Packet, 1902-1934)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: 1902 at Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Ship Yard FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold to Charles Zubik and dismantled in 1934 OWNERS: Vicksburg and Natchez…

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  • Jessie (Packet/Towboat, 1870-1902)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet/Towboat BUILT: Parkersburg, West Virginia, 1870 FINAL DISPOSITION: Burned at Oak Ridge Mine, 1902 OWNERS: Tobias W. Spencer, Gallipolis, Ohio, and James…

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