• Golden Eagle (Packet/Excursion, 1918-1947)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet/Excursion BUILT: Jeffersonville, Indiana, Howard Ship Yards, 1904 as the Wm. Garig FORMERLY: Wm. Garig FINAL DISPOSITION: Ran aground on Tower Island and…

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  • 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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  • Dick Fulton (Towboat, 1878-1901)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: Brownsville, Pennsylvania 1878 FINAL DISPOSITION: Laid up in 1901, and dismantled in 1903 OWNERS: Gray's Iron Line; W. W. and J. N. O'Neil; Combi…

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  • Allegheny (Towboat, 1927-1945)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1927 at Ambridge, Pennsylvania; completed at Coal Valley, Pennsylvania BECAME: J.L. Perry FINAL DISPOSITION: Renamed J.L. Perry in June 1945 OWNE…

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  • Iowa (Towboat, 1921-1954)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel, converted to screw propeller in 1937 BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: Stillwater, Minnesota 1921 FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled in 1954 OWNERS: Inland Waterways Corporation; Fede…

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  • Ada (Towboat, 1889-1922)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1889 at Keokuk, Iowa FINAL DISPOSITION: Off the list by June 30, 1923 OWNERS: US Engineering Department RIVERS: Mississippi River OTHER INFORMATI…

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  • Crucible (Towboat, 1912-1948)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: Jeffersonville, Indiana in 1904 as the Charley Jutte; Renamed Crucible on September 9, 1912 FORMERLY: Charley Jutte FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled…

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  • Chisca (Towboat, 1897-1949)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1897 at Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled in 1949 OWNERS: Mississippi River Commission; U.S. Engineering Department…

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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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  • Harvester (Towboat, 1896-1909)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1896 at Madison, Indiana FINAL DISPOSITION: Lost in a storm (the Big Blow of September 1909) at Donaldsonville, Louisiana OWNERS: St. Louis and M…

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  • Ben Franklin (Towboat, 1921-1935)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1921 Rock Island, Illinois FORMERLY: 1921, the rafter, E. Rutledge; 1921, John H. Rich; 1921, Oronoco FINAL DISPOSITION: Burned in Cincinnati at…

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  • Josh Cook (Towboat, 1876-1918)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1876, Freedom, Pennsylvania FINAL DISPOSITION: Cut down by ice at Joppa, Illinois on January 28, 1918 OWNERS: 1876: Captain Thomas J. Harper and…

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  • George M. Waters (Towboat, 1895-1901?)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1895 at Lyons, Iowa BECAME: Chicago,1901 OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T0922

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  • Golden Eagle (Packet/Excursion, 1918-1947)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet/Excursion BUILT: Jeffersonville, Indiana, Howard Ship Yards, 1904 as the Wm. Garig FORMERLY: Wm. Garig FINAL DISPOSITION: Ran aground on Tower Island and…

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  • Patrick Gass (Towboat, 1934)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1934, Gasconade, Missouri at the US Boatyard RIVERS: Missouri River OTHER INFORMATION: Spring of 1935 this boat was recalled south for service in…

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  • Kentucky (Towboat, 1909-1947)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Snagboat/Towboat BUILT: Jeffersonville, Indiana at Howard Ship Yard, 1909 FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled at Pt. Pleasant, West Virginia in 1947 OWNERS: 1909: U.S…

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  • Percy Swain (Rafter/Towboat, 1883-1920)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Rafter/Towboat BUILT: 1882 at Reads Landing, Minnesota FORMERLY: Minnie BECAME: Progress FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold to Memphis and renamed in 1920 OWNERS: Captain…

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  • Mark Woods (Towboat, 1927-1928?)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1927 at Kansas City, Missouri OWNERS: Woods Brothers Construction Company OFFICERS & CREW: Captain W.L. Heckman (master, spring 1928); Captain Jo…

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  • Jennie Gilchrist (Towboat, 1877-1900)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1877 at Le Claire, Iowa FINAL DISPOSITION: Wrecked near Island 21, 100 miles below Cairo in July 1900. A rising river washed the sand out from un…

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  • Ben Franklin (Towboat, 1921-1935)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1921 Rock Island, Illinois FORMERLY: 1921, the rafter, E. Rutledge; 1921, John H. Rich; 1921, Oronoco FINAL DISPOSITION: Burned in Cincinnati at…

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