• Eleonore (Towboat/packet, 1902-1916)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: Beardstown, Illinois, 1902 FINAL DISPOSITION: Capsized, June, 1916, 20 miles above Memphis OWNERS: Lee Line RIVERS: Mississippi River OTHER INFOR…

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  • Helen Blair (Packet, 1896-1920)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: 1896 at Harmar, Ohio FORMERLY: Urania FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled at Memphis in June 1920 OWNERS: Captain Walter Blair (1901); White Collar Line…

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  • Alabama (Packet, 1912-1934)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: Point Pleasant, West Virginia, 1912 FINAL DISPOSITION: Rebuilt into a quarter boat in 1934 OWNERS: St. Louis and Tennessee River Packet Company OF…

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  • H. M. Carter (Packet, 1901-1908)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: 1901 at Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Ship Yards FINAL DISPOSITION: Exploded her boilers near Bayou Goula on November 20, 1908 OWNERS: Carter…

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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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  • Dubuque (Packet, 1896-1919)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: 1879 at Cincinnati, Ohio as the Pittsburgh FORMERLY: Pittsburgh BECAME: Capitol in 1919 OWNERS: 1896: Diamond Jo Packet Line; 1911: Streckfus Stea…

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  • Ouachita (Packet, 1922-1940)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: 1922 at Nashville, Tennessee FORMERLY: George Prince FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled in January 1940 OWNERS: Captain L.V. Cooley; Captain Fred Hornb…

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  • Bald Eagle (Packet, Towboat, 1898-1934)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet; Towboat BUILT: Madison, Indiana 1898 FINAL DISPOSITION: Sank in 1934 OWNERS: Eagle Packet Company (1929); Lyne Brothers OFFICERS & CREW: Morris P. Ander…

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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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  • Alabama (Packet, 1912-1934)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: Point Pleasant, West Virginia, 1912 FINAL DISPOSITION: Rebuilt into a quarter boat in 1934 OWNERS: St. Louis and Tennessee River Packet Company OF…

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  • Majestic (Excursion boat/Packet, 1914-1914)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Excursion boat/Packet BUILT: 1890 at Harmar, Ohio at Knox Yard FORMERLY: Keystone State (1890) FINAL DISPOSITION: Hit an intake tower or pier and was lost at Ch…

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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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  • Columbia (Packet/Excursion boat, 1897-1918)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: Clinton, Iowa, by W. J. Young & Company, 1897 FINAL DISPOSITION: Snagged on Illinois River near Pekin, Illinois, and sank July 5, 1918 OWNERS: W.…

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  • Mary Morton (Packet, 1880-1897)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: 1880 at Dubuque, Iowa FINAL DISPOSITION: Lost at Crain's Island near Grand Tower, Illinois in October 1897 OWNERS: Diamond Jo Line; Captain John M…

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  • Keokuk (Packet, 1907-1926)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: Wabasha, Minnesota, 1907 FINAL DISPOSITION: Burned at Davenport, Iowa, August 1926 OWNERS: Carnival City Packet Company headed by Captain Walter B…

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  • Keystone State (Packet, 1890-1913)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: Harmar, Ohio at the Knox Yard, 1890 BECAME: Majestic OWNERS: Pittsburgh and Cincinnati Packet Line (1890); Levi Sparr (October 1909); Dixon and Co…

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  • Cyclone (Packet/Rafter, 1891-1907)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet/Rafter BUILT: 1891 at Stillwater, Minnesota FINAL DISPOSITION: Burned on the ways at Wabasha, Minnesota on December 2, 1907 OWNERS: Durant, Wheeler and C…

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  • Valley Queen (Packet, 1889-1903)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: 1889 at Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Ship Yard FINAL DISPOSITION: Burned near Hardscrabble Landing (or possibly at Bruinsburg Landing, Tensas…

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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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  • Cape Girardeau (Packet, 1923-1935)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: 1923 at Howard Ship Yard , Jeffersonville, Indiana FORMERLY: Stroke from the Ferd Herold BECAME: Gordon C. Green in 1935 OWNERS: Eagle Packet Comp…

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