The "M.A. Burke" on the Black Warrior River, 1916-1919

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Title

The "M.A. Burke" on the Black Warrior River, 1916-1919

Subject

Boats
Paddle steamers
Black Warrior River (Ala.)

Description

The paddleboat was originally named "J.H. Menge." In July 1916, she was sold to Capt. Owen F. Burke, Mobile, who renamed her and ran her Mobile-Alabama-Tombigbee Rivers until he sold her to steamboat broker John F. Klein in 1919. Klein ran her Vicksburg-New Orleans briefly. "
(Information from Way's Packet Directory: 1848-1994)

Source

Tuscaloosa News Archive

Date

1916-1919

Contributor

Jason Townsend (Description)

Type

Photograph

Identifier

271

Coverage

Black Warrior River (AL)

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 inches x 10 inches

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