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Visual display of the Eleonore (Towboat/packet, 1902-1916)

Eleonore (Towboat/packet, 1902-1916)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: Beardstown, Illinois, 1902
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Capsized, June, 1916, 20 miles above Memphis
  • OWNERS: Lee Line
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T0702; Eleanore burned at Memphis, September, 1911. In June, 1916, while running the Memphis-Ashport trade, she capsized 20 miles above Memphis drowning several passengers and her purser
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Eleonore at dock
  • Eleonore (A)