Visual display of the Wm. S. McChesney, Jr. (Ferry, 1912-1925)

Wm. S. McChesney, Jr. (Ferry, 1912-1925)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sidewheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Ferry
  • BUILT: 1912 at Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Ship Yard
  • BECAME: Froman M. Coots
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Renamed in the spring of 1925
  • OWNERS: Wiggins Ferry Company; Falls City Ferry and Transportation Company
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 5662; Home port or owner's residence circa 1912, St. Louis, Missouri. Original price, $83,000. Operated Louisville-Jeffersonville. Her partner boat was the Henry Watterson. In 1925 she was converted to diesel-electric drive for her sidewheels and renamed Froman M. Coots
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: At St. Louis
  • Wm. S. McChesney, Jr. (A)

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  • Neg. 37465
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