RIVERBOATS
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KATE
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The KATE ROBINS
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The James E. York Post Card Collection

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Name: KATE
    Built: cir. 1849
    Destroyed: 1856, Wheeler's Landing, Trinity R. Tex.
                     with 1000 bales of cotton aboard
    Area: 1849-52, out of Pattonia to Sabine Pass on Neches R. Tex.
    Owners: Bondies-Roehte and Co.
    comments: See source Article

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Name: KATE
   Destroyed: 1877, May, Yankton, S.D., Snagged, sank in 12' of water.
   Area: 1876 or so, Mo. R., replaced the DR. BURLEIGH as ferry from Yankton, S.D.
   to Green Island, Neb.
   Comments: KATE's machinery came from the YANKTON
   : This info from Bob Karolevitz's column The Way It Was,
   believed to have been in a 1995 Yankton. S.D.. newspaper.
   
 
Name: KATE ADAMS No. 1

From
The James E. York Post Card Collection
    Launched: 1880s, Early
    Destroyed: 1888, Dec. 23, burned
    Area: Miss. R.


Name: KATE ADAMS (The 3rd one) 
She's on the left.  Click to enlarge
From The Gallery
of
Michael Blaser
	Launched: 1899, by Howard Yard.  Size: 240' X 7.
	Destroyed: 1927, Jan. 8, Memphis, burned at the levee.	
	Captains: *1917, June 3, when she was stranded, William Hodges
              1900-02, Grant M	arsh
    Comments: One Source
              *"Helena, The Ridge, The River, The Romance" published by
               The Phillips County, Ark. Historical Society, 1978.
			: Was featured in the movie Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Name: KATE BRUNER
    Destroyed: 1886, Mouth of White River: Hit the wreck of LIZZIE GILL and sank.

Name: KATE CASSEL
    Type: Sternwheel, wooden hull packet.  Size: hull, 141' X 29' X 5.'. 167 tons.
    Power: 14's-4 ft., 2 boilers.
    Launched; 1845, California, Pa.
    Destroyed: 1864, dismantled
    Area: 1854-55, Pittsburgh-Zanesville
          1855- U. Miss. R. out of St. Paul
          1861- , Ft. Madison-Rock Island
          1863-64, U.S. troop transport
    Owners: 1854, Stock Company led by Capt. Joseph McVay
            1861-63, B.H. Campbell, of Galena
            1863-64, Capt. Hillhouse
            1864 Acquired by Wheeling group including Capt. Charles Booth,
                 Capt. Charles Muhleman, Jackson Harrison, Wm. Battell, and
                 John Mulrine.
             At one time was under Galena Dubuque, Dunleigh and Minnesota Packet Company
    *Jones Worden's Steamboats and Steamboating Career by Frederick J. Worden

Name: KATE HENDERSON
	Type: Sidewheel, wooden hull packet.  Size: 293 tons.
	Launched: 1865, Belpre, Oh./Parkersburg, W. Va.
	Destroyed; 1874, out of service
	Comments: Mentioned in this Article

Name: KATE HOWARD
	1855-61

Name: KATE HOWARD
	Type: Sidewheel wooden hull packet.  Size: 235' X 35' X 6.', 504 tons.
	Power: Engines, 24's- 7', 3 boilers.  Machinery from N.J. EATON.
    Launched: 1857, Jeffersonville, Ind.
    Destroyed: 1859, snagged and sunk, in the Osage Chute on Mo. R. Another Map
    Area: Mo. R., St. Louis-St. Joseph, Capt. Nanson with W.W. Hilliard, clerk.
		: 1858, Nov. New Orleans, Bayou Sara and Ft. Adams, Capt. Gross
    Captains: Joseph S. Nanson,
			  1858, E.F. Gross with W.W. Hilliard as clerk
			  1859, Aug. 4,when snagged, Joseph S. Nanson with Joe Fetco as pilot.
    Comments: from the Boone’s Lick Heritage Quarterly.
			: When snagged and sunk was downbound, St. Joseph to St. Louis with
				tobacco and hemp.

Name: KATE KINNEY NO. 1
    Launched: 1864
    Destroyed: 1872, "Burned at New Albany, Indiana
    Area: Mo. R.
    Owner: 1864-72, Kinney, Joseph
    Captain(s):  Kinney, Joseph 
    Comments: from the Boone’s Lick Heritage Quarterly.

Name: KATE KINNEY NO. 2
    Launched: 1873
    Destroyed: 1883, "Burned at Shreeveport, La.
    Area: Mo. R., Miss. R.
    Owner: 1873-83, Kinney, Joseph
    Captain(s):  Kinney, Joseph 
    Comments: from the Boone’s Lick Heritage Quarterly.

Name: KATE KIRKWOOD
	Area: 1848, White R.
	Captains: 1848, May, Captain Thomas T. Tunstall
	Comments: Source
1 Name: KATE ROBINSON
    Type: Sternwheel wooden hull packet
    Size: 283 tons
    Launched: 1863, Parkersburg, W. Va.
    Destroyed: 1872, Mar. 7, Cincinnati, Burned and lost
    Area: When new, out of Pittsburgh to Cincinnati and St. Louis
          1866, April, advertised Direct from Pittsburgh to Council Bluffs and Omaha
          1870, Cincinnati-St. Louis
    Owners: Built for Capt. R, Robinson
    Captains: 1863-June 68 when he retired from the river, R. Robinson
              1868, Marsh Hays took over as master
              1870, James Keniston
    Comments: 1869, Dec., Near Grand Tower, sank on a log.  Was raised
    
Name: KATE SWINNEY (often spelled SWEENEY)
    Type: Sidewheeler               Size: 328 Tons
    Destroyed: 1855, Aug., sank near Vermillion R..
    Area: Mo. R.
    Owner: Capt. Pierre M. Chouteau
    Captain and pilots: Capt. Pierre M. Chouteau
    Comments: Named for Kate, the daughter of Capt. W.D. Swinney of Glasgow, Mo.
              One account of boat's demise says passengers and crew were
              slaughtered by Indians.   Another account is below:
    Comments: from article from Elk Point~Jefferson High School,
              Elk Point South Dakota.

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