Visual display of the Zanetta (Packet, 1898-1903)

Zanetta (Packet, 1898-1903)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sidewheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Packet
  • BUILT: 1898 at Harmar, Ohio at Knox Yard
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled at Harmar, Ohio in 1903
  • OWNERS: Muskingum and Ohio River Transportation Company; Captain Gordon C. Greene (1903)
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain William Richardson (master); Dana Scott (captain)
  • RIVERS: Ohio River; Muskingum River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 5904; Built by the Marietta Manufacturing Company at Harmar, Ohio for the Zanesville-McConnelsville trade. Dana Scott designed the boat and was one of the stockholders in the Muskingum and Ohio River Transportation Company. The boilers and engines were built by Griffith and Wedge Company. She was known as "the speed queen of the Muskingum" and was in competition with the Valley Gem into 1903 when the Zanetta was withdrawn and sold to Captain Greene. She was dismantled and her engines were used in building the Greenland. The hull was sold to Kanawha River and became the J.Q. Dickinson
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: The Zanetta headed downbound through the swing bridge between Malta and McConnelsville, Ohio. The paddle wheel of the Valley Gem is visible on the right
  • Zanetta (A)

Details

Other title
  • Valley Gem
Photographer
Brooks
Collection
Subjects
Local identifier
  • Neg. 31068
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