Visual display of the Richard Roe (Packet, 1919-1928)

Richard Roe (Packet, 1919-1928)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Packet
  • BUILT: 1915 at Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Ship Yard
  • FORMERLY: Vim
  • BECAME: Barbara Hunt
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold in 1928 to Billhorn Construction Company, remodeled into a towboat and renamed
  • OWNERS: Louisville and Cincinnati Packet Company; Captain Lewis Tanner (1924); High View Coal Company
  • RIVERS: Ohio River; Green River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 4749; Engines were from the Hattie Brown. The Vim was renamed Richard Roe in 1919 by Captain William E. Roe (manager of Louisville and Cincinnati Packet Company) to honor his son. She ran Madison-Kentucky River. Captain Tanner, her new owner in 1924, used her as a towboat
  • Richard Roe (A)

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Stottlebower, Alene
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