Visual display of the Gate City (Packet, 1900-1913)

Gate City (Packet, 1900-1913)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Packet
  • BUILT: Winona, Minnesota, 1900
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Sank in the Saline River June 15, 1913
  • OWNERS: Captain John A. Armstrong (1906)
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain A. B. Robbins (master, 1900)
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River; Ouachita River; Saline River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 2208; Came out in the Winona-Fountain City trade, Captain A. B. Robbins. She was sold in early 1906 to Captain John A. Armstrong who rebuilt her at Paducah and took her south. She was inspected 1907 at Jonesville, Louisiana. In 1911 she was sent to Arkadelphia, Arkansas on the upper Ouachita River and is said to have been the last commercial boat to go there. She sank in the Saline River (tributary of the Ouachita River) June 15, 1913
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: At the Winona, Minnesota levee
  • Gate City (A)


Local identifier
  • Neg. 3490
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