Visual display of the Shiloh (Packet, 1902-1913)

Shiloh (Packet, 1902-1913)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Packet
  • BUILT: Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Ship Yards, 1902
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Sank at the Memphis wharf, December 1913
  • OWNERS: St. Louis and Tennessee River Packet Company
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain Lon Kell (master); Charles R. Beard and Ed B. Beard (pilots); Sam G. Smith (purser); Tommy Latham (chief engineer); Al Aiken (second engineer); Charles Lewter (second clerk); John Hamilton (carpenter); J. R. Koger (deck watchman); Bill Stull (mate); Captain Ed Nowland, Jr. (master, December, 1913)
  • RIVERS: Tennessee River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 5097; Original price was $9,250 and home port or owner's residence circa 1902 was St. Louis, Missouri; machinery out of the Will J. Cummins. She was launched September 2, 1902 and came out in the Danville-Savannah trade on the Tennessee River. In December 1913, she was under charter to the Delta Navigation Company, Memphis, when she hit the levee while landing at Memphis with a heavy cargo, sank and was lost
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: At Pittsburgh Landing, Tennessee, near the Shiloh Battlefield; left to right: Shiloh; sternwheel packet Kentucky; sternwheel packet City of Florence
  • Shiloh (A)


Other titles
  • Kentucky (Packet, 1904-1923)
  • City of Florence (Packet, 1909-1913)
Local identifier
  • Neg. 2983
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