Visual display of the Kentucky (Packet, 1904-1922/23)

Kentucky (Packet, 1904-1922/23)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Packet
  • BUILT: 1904 at Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Ship Yard
  • BECAME: Tennessee Belle (1923)
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Rebuilt and renamed in the winter of 1922-23
  • OWNERS: St. Louis and Tennessee River Packet Company
  • RIVERS: Ohio River; Tennessee River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 3267; Home port or owner's residence circa 1904, St. Louis, Missouri. Original price, $13,500. After she was rebuilt and renamed, her original roof bell was given to the First Christian Church in Paducah
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: The City of Savannah (left) is pulling the Kentucky (right) from rock. The Kentucky is using a spar pole. A small tugboat is in the background
  • Kentucky (A)


Other title
  • City of Savannah (Packet)
Local identifier
  • Neg. 6301
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