Visual display of the Delta (Packet, 1900-1905)

Delta (Packet, 1900-1905)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Packet
  • BUILT: 1899 at Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Shipyards as the Bayliss Lee; renamed 1900
  • FORMERLY: Bayliss Lee
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Burned at Harwood Island, below Greenville, Mississippi in early March 1905
  • OWNERS: Captain E.W.B. Nowland
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 1503; In June 1900 the Lee Line sold the Bayliss Lee. The new owner, Captain Nowland, ran her in the Memphis-Vicksburg trade. She sank after hitting an obstruction at Mayersville, Mississippi in March 1903; she was raised
  • Delta (A)

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  • Neg. 11013
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