• Ironton (Ferry, 1895-1924)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Centerwheel/Recess wheel BOAT TYPE: Ferry BUILT: 1895 at Levanna, Ohio BECAME: Ruth Ann FINAL DISPOSITION: Rebuilt and renamed on March 7, 1924 OWNERS: C and O Railroad; P.Q. Shrake…

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  • J. O. Cole (Sternwheel towboat, 1900-1923)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1900 at Cincinnati, Ohio FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled in 1923 at Paducah, Kentucky OWNERS: Crane Lumber Company; Captain Lewis Tanner; Fairview…

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  • Ironton (Ferry, 1895-1924)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Centerwheel/Recess wheel BOAT TYPE: Ferry BUILT: 1895 at Levanna, Ohio BECAME: Ruth Ann FINAL DISPOSITION: Rebuilt and renamed on March 7, 1924 OWNERS: C and O Railroad; P.Q. Shrake…

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  • Indiana (Sidewheel, 1900-1916)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sidewheel BOAT TYPE: Packet/excursion BUILT: 1900, Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Ship Yards BECAME: Rebuilt after fire and renamed America FINAL DISPOSITION: Partially burned at…

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  • Chris Greene (Packet, 1925-1950)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: 1925 at Charleston, West Virginia at the Ward plant (hull) and completed at Gardner Docks, Point Pleasant, West Virginia FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold t…

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  • Bob Ballard (Packet/Towboat, 1890-1909)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet/Towboat BUILT: 1890 at Murraysville, West Virginia (hull); was completed at Mason City, West Virginia FINAL DISPOSITION: Sank on December 10, 1909 along…

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  • Virginia (Packet, 1895-1912)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: 1895 at Cincinnati, Ohio BECAME: Steel City FINAL DISPOSITION: Renamed while undergoing repairs at Point Pleasant, West Virginia in 1912 OWNERS: P…

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  • Greenland (Packet, 1903-1918)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sidewheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: Harmar, Ohio at Knox Yard, 1903 FINAL DISPOSITION: Sank and lost in ice while at Cincinnati, Ohio marine ways, January 1918 OWNERS: Captain Gordon…

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  • H. A. Mead (Ferry, 1879-1895)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Centerwheel/Recess wheel BOAT TYPE: Ferry BUILT: 1879 at Ironton, Ohio FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled in 1895 OWNERS: Captain J.M. Kirker RIVERS: Ohio River OTHER INFORMATION: Ways -…

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  • City of Pittsburg (Packet, 1899-1902)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sidewheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: 1899 at Harmar, Ohio at Knox Yard FINAL DISPOSITION: Burned at 4 a.m. on Sunday, April 20, 1902 along the Kentucky shore of the Ohio River in the G…

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  • H. A. Mead (Ferry, 1879-1895)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Centerwheel/Recess wheel BOAT TYPE: Ferry BUILT: 1879 at Ironton, Ohio FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled in 1895 OWNERS: Captain J.M. Kirker RIVERS: Ohio River OTHER INFORMATION: Ways -…

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