Visual display of the Harry Lee (Packet, 1915-?)

Harry Lee (Packet, 1915-?)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Packet
  • BUILT: 1915 at St. Louis, Missouri
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Converted into a showboat at Orange, Texas
  • OWNERS: Lee Line; Valley Line; Sherburne Transportation Company (1924)
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River; St. Francis River; Sabine River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 2541; Built at the Phil A. Rohan Boat, Boiler and Tank Works in St. Louis. Ran Memphis-Helena-Friar's Point. During World War II she served as a barracks for soldiers at Alexandria, Louisiana on the Red River. From there she moved to Orange, Texas and was used to quarter shipyard workmen. She burned there on May 12, 1942 and was then converted into a showboat. She was still there in 1951
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: At the levee in Memphis from left to right: City of St. Joseph, Harry Lee
  • Harry Lee (B)

Details

Other title
  • City of St. Joseph (Packet)
Collection
Subjects
Local identifier
  • Neg. 8915
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