Visual display of the Greenland (Packet, 1903-1918)

Greenland (Packet, 1903-1918)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sidewheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Packet
  • BUILT: Harmar, Ohio at Knox Yard, 1903
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Sank and lost in ice while at Cincinnati, Ohio marine ways, January 1918
  • OWNERS: Captain Gordon C. Greene, Greene Line
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain Gordon C. Greene (master); Captain Mary B. Greene (master); Pres Ellison (clerk, 1904-1918)
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River; Ohio River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 2447; Engines from Zanetta; designed for Pittsburgh-Charleston trade, Captain Gordon C. Greene, owner and master; Captain Mary B. Greene commanded on occasion. She had 54 cabin staterooms and she ran most of her career in the Cincinnati-Pomeroy-Charleston trade. In her mid-years her engine was switched out for the 16 inch bore from the Henry M. Stanley, along with three boilers. She injured her hull in 1917 grounding on Bonanza Bar, Portsmouth, Ohio, and was hauled to the marine ways in Cincinnati, Ohio. That following winter, she was lifted from her cradle at the marine ways and sank in ice and was lost
  • Greenland (A)

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  • Neg. 16171
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