Visual display of the Chris Greene (Packet, 1925-1950)

Chris Greene (Packet, 1925-1950)

  • ca. 1933
  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Packet
  • BUILT: 1925 at Charleston, West Virginia at the Ward plant (hull) and completed at Gardner Docks, Point Pleasant, West Virginia
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold to George Harrison of the Dayton Boat Harbor, Dayton, Kentucky October 22, 1950 and converted into a yacht harbor club boat
  • OWNERS: Greene Line
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain Chris Greene; Captain Volney E. White
  • RIVERS: Ohio River; Mississippi River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 1027; Engines from the Tacoma. Built under the supervision of Captain Jesse P. Hughes. Ran Cincinnati-Pomeroy-Charleston until 1934. Then ran Cincinnati-Louisville. Her staterooms were removed in the fall of 1936 to allow her to carry automobiles. She had bad luck with shafts, in all broke seven of them, and ran through herself about a dozen times. She was withdrawn from service in February 1947. Most of her career she used the whistle from the Homer Smith
  • Chris Greene (B)


Steinhardt, Mrs. Norbert
  • ca. 1933
Local identifier
  • Neg. 38216
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