Visual display of the Jim Montgomery (Packet/towboat, 1890-1901)

Jim Montgomery (Packet/towboat, 1890-1901)

  • 1904
  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Packet/towboat
  • BUILT: 1883, Point Pleasant, West Virginia, originally named Doc Hoy
  • FORMERLY: Doc Hoy
  • OWNERS: 1896: J.M.Clark; 1899: Catlettsburg & Piketon Packet Company or Captain Ralph Emerson Gaches
  • OFFICERS & CREW: 1894: Captain Haz Albro, W.H. Kirby (clerk)
  • RIVERS: Ohio River; Big Sandy River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 3021 & T1373; She was renamed Jim Montgomery ca. 1890 and ran the Madison-Warsaw-Florence trade on the Ohio River. Sold in 1899 to either the Catlettsburg & Piketon Packet Company or Captain Ralph Emerson Gaches, she received a new hull built at Ashland, Kentucky. She was to run on the Big Sandy River. She may have later been used to tow the showboat French's New Sensation
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Winter scene taken in Madison, Indiana in 1904
  • Jim Montgomery (A)

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Date
  • 1904
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