Visual display of the M. A. Burke (Packet, 1916-1919)

M. A. Burke (Packet, 1916-1919)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Packet
  • BUILT: 1910 at Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Ship Yard
  • FORMERLY: J. H. Menge (1910)
  • BECAME: John W. Hubbard
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Rebuilt to become an Ohio River packet and renamed in February, 1920
  • OWNERS: Captain Owen F. Burke; John F. Klein (1919); Louisville and Cincinnati Packet Company (1919)
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River; Alabama River; Tombigbee River; Ohio River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 3656; She was a cotton packet. Captain Burke ran her Mobile-Alabama-Tombigbee Rivers. After being sold to steamboat broker John Klein, she ran New Orleans-Vicksburg. On May 2, 1919 she left New Orleans heading north. After laying at Mound City, Illinois in the summer of 1919, she was sold to the Louisville and Cincinnati Packet Company. She entered the L and C trade on October 28, 1919 but was sold not long after and renamed
  • M. A. Burke (A)


Local identifier
  • Neg. 14868
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