Visual display of the Jo Horton Fall (Packet, 1913-circa 1926)

Jo Horton Fall (Packet, 1913-circa 1926)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Packet
  • BUILT: 1913 at Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Ship Yard
  • BECAME: Valley Queen (circa 1926)
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold, converted into an excursion boat and renamed, circa 1926
  • OWNERS: Captain Tom Ryman, Jr. and others; Nashville Navigation Company; Captain Pete Lee
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain W.L. Berry (manager, 1915); Ernest Meadows (3rd clerk); "Mutt" Gregory (2nd clerk); Jim Maroney (2nd mate); Murphy Martin (mate); Joe Farrell (master); Pat Farrell (1st clerk); Jolly P. Hard (watchman); Captain Charles Hill (master, 1921); Dave Martin (mate, 1921); Guy Martin (purser, 1921); Will Harris (pilot, 1921); John Gans (pilot, 1921); Pat Cox (chief engineer, 1921); Fred Shearer (2nd engineer, 1921); Jack Pride (steward, 1921)
  • RIVERS: Cumberland River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 3025; Owner Tom Ryman, Jr. was shot and killed on board near Hunter's Landing, Tennessee in the fall of 1915; Captain Wilson Montgomery was the assailant. She ran on the Cumberland River. In May 1922 she made a special trip to Burnside, Kentucky
  • Jo Horton Fall (A)