Visual display of the Nashville (Packet, 1910-1922)

Nashville (Packet, 1910-1922)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Packet
  • BUILT: 1910 at Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Ship Yard
  • BECAME: Southland
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Rebuilt in 1922 and renamed
  • OWNERS: Parminters; Nashville Trust (1918); Williams Brothers (1919)
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain Shep Green (master, 1917); Harry D. Sayre (clerk, 1917)
  • RIVERS: Ohio River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 4100; She was built for the Evansville-Nashville trade and later ran Paducah-Nashville. Circa 1909, her home port or owner's residence was Nashville, Tennessee. Original price, $22,850. In June 1918 she was retired due to high labor costs and the scarcity of coal. After being purchased by Williams Brothers in 1919, she ran Louisville-Stephensport-Evansville
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: The Nashville is the first boat from the right. Boats behind her are not identified
  • Nashville (A)

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  • Renovah
  • New Hanover
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  • Neg. 7750
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