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    • KATE ADAMS (Way #3216).

    • KATE ADAMS (Way #3216).

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats

    • Port side bow view of KATE ADAMS. KATE ADAMS (Way #3216), a side-wheel packet with wood hull (250 ft. x 36 ft. x 8.5 ft.), was built in 1888 at Howard Ship Yard and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by Memphis & Arkansas City...
    • KENTUCKY (Way #3267), 1904.

    • KENTUCKY (Way #3267), 1904.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • KENTUCKY (Way #3267), a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (176 ft. x 33 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1904. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., KENTUCKY (Way #3267) operated on the Tennessee River. In winter of 1922-23,...
    • BELLE OF THE BENDS, 1898 - 1909.

    • BELLE OF THE BENDS, 1898 - 1909.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • BELLE OF THE BENDS, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (210 ft. x 32.6 ft. x 7.4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1898. Owned by Vicksburg & Greenville Packet Co., BELLE OF THE BENDS operated on the lower Mississippi River between Greenville and...
    • SENATOR CORDILL, 1901 - 1902.

    • SENATOR CORDILL, 1901 - 1902.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat engines; Launchings; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • SENATOR CORDILL, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (170 ft. x 33 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1902. Owned by Vicksburg & Natchez Packet Co., SENATOR CORDILL operated on the Mississippi River in the Vicksburg and Natchez areas...
    • SPREAD EAGLE, 1902.

    • SPREAD EAGLE, 1902.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • SPREAD EAGLE in the Ohio River, after being launched at Howard Shipyard. Tugboat FULTON is en route to catch her. SPREAD EAGLE, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (225 ft. x 35 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1892. Owned by Eagle Packet...
    • J.H. MENGE, 1909.

    • J.H. MENGE, 1909.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • J.H. MENGE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (188 ft. x 38 ft. x 5.8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1910. Owned by Mississippi Packet Co., J.H. MENGE operated on the Mississippi River between New Orleans and the Ouachita River initially, and then...
    • Souvenir folder of Lynch, Kentucky.

    • Souvenir folder of Lynch, Kentucky.

    • Cityscapes; Mining; Churches; Streets; Hospitals; Orthodox churches; Schools; Department stores; Power plants; Catholic churches; Athletic fields; Methodist Episcopal churches; Hotels; Banks; Post offices; Buildings; United States Coal and Coke...

    • Souvenir folder of postcards from Lynch, Kentucky, in Harlan County. Lynch is a mining town and some of the views reflect that role: there are views of mine entrances. Also pictured are various churches, including a Greek Orthodox church, an...
    • ALBERTA No.3, circa 1900.

    • ALBERTA No.3, circa 1900.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Shipping; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • Packet ALBERTA No.3 unloading bales of cotton. ALBERTA No.3, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (145 ft. x 28 ft. x 3.6 ft.), was built in 1884 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by A. B. Smith, ALBERTA No.3 on...
    • RED RIVER, 1899.

    • RED RIVER, 1899.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • RED RIVER being launched into the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. RED RIVER, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (155 ft. x 28 ft. x 3.5 ft.), was built in 1899. Owned by Red River Packet Company, she initially operated on the lower Mississippi...
    • ALEX PERRY, circa 1892.

    • ALEX PERRY, circa 1892.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • Bow and port side of packet ALEX PERRY, under construction before her stacks were installed, at the bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. ALEX PERRY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (149.9 ft. x 28.5 ft. x 3.5 ft.), was built in 1891. Owned by...
    • CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1135), 1889.

    • CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1135), 1889.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • Bow and port side of CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1135), almost complete, tied to the bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. CITY OF SAVANNAH, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (186 ft. x 31 ft. x 5 ft.), was built in 1889. Owned by St. Louis &...
    • CITY OF LOUISVILLE, 1894 - 1918.

    • CITY OF LOUISVILLE, 1894 - 1918.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • CITY OF LOUISVILLE, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (301 ft. x 42.7 ft. x 7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1894. Owned by Louisville & Cincinnati Packet Co., CITY OF LOUISVILLE operated on the Ohio River between Louisville and Cincinnati. She...
    • MORNING STAR, 1901 - 1910.

    • MORNING STAR, 1901 - 1910.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • MORNING STAR, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (225 ft. x 38 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1901. Owned by Louisville & Evansville Packet Co., MORNING STAR operated on the Ohio River between Louisville and Evansville until 1910 when she...
    • J.E. TRUDEAU, 1889.

    • J.E. TRUDEAU, 1889.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • J.E. TRUDEAU, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (160 ft. x 30 ft. x 4.2 ft.), was built at Howard in 1889. Owned by New Orleans & Washington Packet Co., J.E. TRUDEAU operated in the New Orleans and Atchafalaya area. She burned at Belle River,...
    • SHILOH, 1902.

    • SHILOH, 1902.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • SHILOH, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (150 ft. x 28 ft. x 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1902. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., she operated primarily in the Savannah and Danville area. SHILOH hit a levee and sank at...
    • J.M. WHITE, 1878 - 1886.

    • J.M. WHITE, 1878 - 1886.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • J.M. WHITE, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (312.7 ft. x 47.9 ft. x 11.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1878. Owned by Greenville & New Orleans Packet Co., J.M. WHITE operated on the lower Mississippi River. The 276th boat built at Howard,...
    • ROSE HITE, 1895 - 1900.

    • ROSE HITE, 1895 - 1900.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • ROSE HITE, a sternwheel packet with wood hull (155 ft. x 28 ft. x 4 ft.), was built in 1895 at Howard Ship Yard and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by Louisville & Evansville Packet Co., ROSE HITE operated on the Ohio River...
    • BOWLING GREEN, 1904.

    • BOWLING GREEN, 1904.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • BOWLING GREEN, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (122 ft. x 32 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1904. Owned by Evansville & Bowling Green Packet Co., she operated on the Green River and sank at South Carrollton, Kentucky on March 31, 1920.
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