Visual display of the Clyde (Packet, 1894-1918)

Clyde (Packet, 1894-1918)

  • April 5, 1895
  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Packet
  • BUILT: 1894
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled at Paducah, Kentucky, 1918
  • OWNERS: 1894: St. Louis and Tennessee River Packet Company; October 9, 1914: Henry Murnane and "Doc" Hottum, Memphis
  • OFFICERS & CREW: 1895: Captain George G. Jobes (master); 1899: Frank Wittenhall (pilot), Isaac Newcomb (master), John Hay (master); 1913: Captain Harry Rodgers (master), Captain Ike Newcomb; 1914: William Stapleton (master), Harry Crane (master)
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River; Ohio River; Tennessee River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 1202; Built by Howard Ship Yards at Jeffersonville, Indiana at a cost of $11,500. In 1895 her original Scotch marine boilers gave so much trouble they were removed and replaced with Western boilers. She sunk abreast of Buffalo Island, about 30 miles above Cairo on the Mississippi River, fall of 1899 and was raised. She ran in the Calhoun County, Illinois apple trade. Sold on October 9, 1914 she ran the Cairo-Memphis trade and was dismantled at Paducah, 1918
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Left to right: City of Savannah; City of Paducah; Edgar Cherry; Clyde; City of Clarksville taken on April 5, 1895 at Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee
  • Clyde (B)


Other titles
  • City of Clarksville
  • Edgar Cherry (Sternwheel packet)
  • City of Paducah (Sternwheel packet)
  • April 5, 1895
Local identifier
  • Neg. 8956
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