• Victory (Towboat, 1919-1940)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1919 at Neville Island, Pennsylvania by Dravo BECAME: O.F. Shearer FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold in 1939 to O.F. Shearer and Son and renamed in 1940 OW…

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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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  • J. C. Rawn (Towboat, 1931-1939)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1911 at Jeffersonville, Indiana FORMERLY: H. S. Chamberlain (1911); Weber FINAL DISPOSITION: Exploded her boilers on December 7, 1939 at Huntingt…

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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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  • Winifrede (Towboat, 1903-1920)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1903 at Marietta, Ohio BECAME: C. F. Colbert FINAL DISPOSITION: Rebuilt and renamed in 1920 OWNERS: Winifrede Coal Company; John Lyons (1914); Na…

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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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  • 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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  • Helen Lane (Packet, 1915-1919)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: Dana, West Virginia, 1915 FINAL DISPOSITION: Foundered at Berwick, Louisiana, June 30, 1919 OWNERS: Captain John W. Lane RIVERS: Kanawha River; Mi…

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  • Douglas Hall (Towboat, 1900-1914)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: Cincinnati, Ohio in 1900 FINAL DISPOSITION: Burned at Williamson's Landing on the Kanawha River, near Leon, West Virginia, September 12, 1914 OWN…

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  • Miami (Towboat, 1912-1946)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1912 at Cincinnati, Ohio FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled in October 1946 OWNERS: U.S. Engineering Department; Charles Zubik (1936) OFFICERS & CREW…

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  • Jewel (Packet/Towboat, 1896?-1918)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: Brownsville, Pennsylvania, 1892 as the Lyde H. FORMERLY: Lyde H. FINAL DISPOSITION: Cut down by ice at the Mt. Vernon, Indiana water works, 7:00 p…

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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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  • Liberty (Packet/Towboat, 1912-1938)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet/Towboat BUILT: 1912 at Clarington, Ohio FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled in 1938 OWNERS: Walter Webster (1937); Captain Ben Raike (1938); Liberty Packet Com…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Gerard Klein (Towboat, 1927 or 28-1934)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1911 at Guild, Tennessee as the Margaret FORMERLY: Margaret FINAL DISPOSITION: Burned at Manchester, Ohio on September 20, 1934 OWNERS: John F. K…

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  • Jewel (Packet/Towboat, 1896?-1918)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: Brownsville, Pennsylvania, 1892 as the Lyde H. FORMERLY: Lyde H. FINAL DISPOSITION: Cut down by ice at the Mt. Vernon, Indiana water works, 7:00 p…

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  • Sam Brown (Towboat, 1896-1916)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1896 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania FINAL DISPOSITION: Boiler explosion at Huntington, West Virginia on February 2, 1916 OWNERS: Brown's Line OFFICE…

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