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Visual display of the De Soto (Excursion boat, 1914-1918)

De Soto (Excursion boat, 1914-1918)

  • ca. 1918
  • BOAT TYPE: Excursion boat
  • BUILT: 1898 at Jeffersonville, Indiana, Howard Ship Yards, as the James Lee
  • FORMERLY: James Lee
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Lost in ice January 1918
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 1520; Was converted into an excursion boat at Memphis, circa 1914, and operated there until lost in ice in 1918. Her roof bell later went to the Thompson Brothers plantation in Arkansas
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: In ice on the left, the De Soto and in the center, the Georgia Lee
  • De Soto (C)

Publication Details

Other title
Georgia Lee (Packet)
ca. 1918
Local identifier
Neg. 12957
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