Visual display of the Mamie S. Barrett (Towboat, 1921-1935)

Mamie S. Barrett (Towboat, 1921-1935)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: 1921 at Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Ship Yard
  • BECAME: Penniman (1935)
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold to the U.S. Engineering Department and renamed in 1935
  • OWNERS: Oscar F. Barrett
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain Clarence Carter (master, 1923); Arthur T. Jones (pilot, 1923); Cliff Pickens (engineer, 1923); W.A. Garrigus (engineer, 1923); Hiram Jordan (mate, 1923); Dickey Moore (steward, 1923)
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T1706; Home port or owner's residence circa 1921, Louisville, Kentucky. Sold to USE and her certificate surrendered on October 22, 1923. She appears in the Rock Island District inventory in 1926. Renamed in 1935. In the early 1980s, her original name was restored and she was used as a restaurant on Kentucky Lake. In 1987 she was sold and moved to Vicksburg where she operated as a restaurant/showboat through 1991
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Going through ice
  • Mamie S. Barrett (A)