Visual display of the Silver Wave (Rafter, 1879-1890)

Silver Wave (Rafter, 1879-1890)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Rafter
  • BUILT: 1872 at Le Claire, Iowa
  • FORMERLY: D.A. McDonald
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled at Le Claire, Iowa circa 1890
  • OWNERS: Van Sant and Musser Transportation Company
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain John McKenzie (master, 1883); Captain Walter A. Blair (clerk/cub pilot, 1879-81); J.E. Short (master, 1881; pilot, 1882); James Whistler (master/pilot, 1887); George Harrell (pilot, 1882); Stephen Wittman (master/pilot, 1886); Jame Steadman (chief engineer); David Nugent (chief engineer, 1882); John Burns (mate, 1881-82); ? Withrow (2nd pilot, 1881); J.B. Jenks (2nd pilot, 1881); Charles Pierce (clerk, 1882); Henry Dyer (1882); George Harrel (2nd pilot, 1882); Captain Lone Short (1881); Captain George Rutherford (1879)
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River; White River; Illinois River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T2309; She was enrolled at the Port of Dubuque on August 27, 1878 upon the change of her name from D.A. McDonald to Silver Wave
  • Silver Wave (A)

Details

Photographer
Barrette, Thornton
Collection
Subject
Local identifier
  • Neg. 12623
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