Visual display of the Cherokee (Packet, 1888-1906)

Cherokee (Packet, 1888-1906)

  • ca. 1890
  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Packet
  • BUILT: 1888 at Dubuque, Iowa
  • BECAME: Chester
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold about 1906 to the St. Louis and Chester Packet Company and renamed Chester
  • OWNERS: Cherokee Brewing Company
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain Henry Keith (1894)
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River; Illinois River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 0996; Built by the Iowa Machine Works for the St. Louis-Memphis trade. In 1893 she was in the St. Louis and Alton trade. In 1894 she made a special trip St. Louis-Shreveport with groceries and hardware. In 1897 she ran St. Louis-Illinois River in place of the D. H. Pike
  • Cherokee (A)