Kentucky No. 2 (1851)
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Service History


The Kentucky No.2 "ran the Evansville-Green River Line under the Captain J.T. Hugo. Sold to the Upper Miss, and in early 1857 she caught fire while landing alongside the Prairie State at Rock Island, destroying the latter. Owned by Capt. Rissue, Prescott, Wis.,she was at St. Paul in 1857..." Ways Packet Directory 1983
Final Voyage


The Kentucky No. 2 sank on a bar at Pruitt's Island, a mile below Prescott on the Mississippi River in 1858.

"At Pewitt's - now Prescott Island, at the foot of a great sand bar -- machinery salvaged" Merrick, Steamboats and Steamboat Men.
 
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