Visual display of the City of Winona (Packet, 1882-?)

City of Winona (Packet, 1882-?)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Packet
  • BUILT: 1882 at Dubuque, Iowa
  • BECAME: Winona
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Rebuilt at Kahlke yard and renamed Winona, 1893?
  • OWNERS: Youmans Brothers and Hodgins, Winona, Minnesota; Captain John Streckfus; Acme Packet Company
  • OFFICERS & CREW: James Newcomb (captain and pilot); E.E. Fuller (chief engineer); Hiram Fuller (engineer); Captain Stedfast (1899); Thomas Withroe (captain/first pilot); Frank Diamond (2nd pilot); William McCraney (engineer, pilot in 1894); William E. McCraney (assistant engineer); Henry Seyfried (mate); Captain George Winans
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 1147; Originally built as a rafter by Youmans Brothers and Hodgins. Used to tow logs to their sawmill and also used as a private pleasure boat. Later bought by Captain John Streckfus to fight the Jo Long in the Davenport-Clinton trade. First boat of the season to arrive at St. Louis from below, April 12, 1888
  • City of Winona (A)


Local identifier
  • Neg. 36182
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