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    • HENRY C. HAARSTICK, 1897.

    • HENRY C. HAARSTICK, 1897.

    • Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • Tugboat HENRY C. HAARSTICK, complete, at the bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. HENRY C. HAARSTICK, a steam propelled tugboat with steel hull (115 ft. x 22 ft. x 8.5 ft.), was built by Howard in 1897. Owned by St. Louis & Mississippi...
    • SUNRISE, 1897.

    • SUNRISE, 1897.

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

    • SUNRISE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (180 ft. x 36 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Red River Line, she operated on the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Vicksburg. SUNRISE burned at New Orleans, Louisiana on...
    • ARTHUR HIDER, 1898.

    • ARTHUR HIDER, 1898.

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

    • ARTHUR HIDER, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (163 ft. x 30 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1898. Owned by Mississippi River Commission, the tugboat operated on the lower Mississippi River until 1935 when she was sold to A. O. Kirschner...
    • 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...
    • GENERAL H.L. ABBOT, 1896.

    • GENERAL H.L. ABBOT, 1896.

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

    • GENERAL H.L. ABBOT, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (170 ft. x 32 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1895. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the St. Louis district, GENERAL H.L. ABBOT operated on the Mississippi River. She was renamed...
    • ROB'T E. LEE (Way #4778), 1876 - 1885.

    • ROB'T E. LEE (Way #4778), 1876 - 1885.

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

    • ROB'T. E. LEE (Way #4778), a side-wheel packet with wood hull (315 ft. x 48.5 ft. x 10.5 ft. (305,48,10?)), was built at Howard in 1876. Owned by Capt. John W. Cannon, ROB'T. E. LEE (Way #4778) operated on the Mississippi River between New Orleans...
    • BLUFF CITY, 1896.

    • BLUFF CITY, 1896.

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

    • BLUFF CITY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (225 ft. x 42 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1896. Owned by Anchor Line, she operated on the Mississippi River between St. Louis and New Orleans. BLUFF CITY was the last boat, and the only...
    • 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...
    • Howard Shipyard, 1913 flood.

    • Howard Shipyard, 1913 flood.

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

    • Flooded mills and ways at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana during the Ohio River flood of 1913. The tugboat FULTON is on the far side of the mill. According to the photographer's notes, this picture was taken from the...
    • BOB BLANKS, 1903.

    • BOB BLANKS, 1903.

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

    • BOB BLANKS, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (175 ft. x 35 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903. Owned by J.P. Parker, she operated on the lower Mississippi River between New Orleans and the Red River. A handsome cotton style packet with...
    • Fleet of boats in snow at Howard Shipyard, 1910.

    • Fleet of boats in snow at Howard Shipyard, 1910.

    • Snow; Ice; Barges; Tugboats; Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • Boats lined up along the snow-covered bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. From left to right: an unidentified tugboat, unidentified derrick, unidentified pump boat, towboat WM. DUFFY, towboat...
    • GOLD DUST, 1901.

    • GOLD DUST, 1901.

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

    • GOLD DUST, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (170 ft. x 34 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1901. Owned by Louisville & Evansville Packet Co., GOLD DUST operated on the Ohio River between the two cities. She burned and was lost on her...
    • WM. LARIMER JONES, 1930.

    • WM. LARIMER JONES, 1930.

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

    • WM. LARIMER JONES, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (136 ft. x 34 ft. x 7.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1930. Owned by Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation, WM. LARIMER JONES operated in the Pittsburgh area. Wm. Larimer Jones was the first...
    • J.J. HENNEN, 1928.

    • J.J. HENNEN, 1928.

    • Tugboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • J.J. HENNEN, a propeller tugboat with a diesel engine and steel hull (76 ft. x 18 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1928. Owned by Capt. J. J. Hennen, the boat operated on the Ohio River initially and later on the Green River. J.J. HENNEN was...
    • WASH GRAY, 1895.

    • WASH GRAY, 1895.

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

    • WASH GRAY, a steam propelled tugboat with wood hull (90 ft. x 19 ft. x 8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1895. Owned by John Huffman, WASH GRAY operated in the Louisville area. She was sold to the Combine in 1900 and then to Mexico in 1920. She sank...
    • AMERICA (Way #240), 1898.

    • AMERICA (Way #240), 1898.

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

    • AMERICA (Way #240), a sternwheel packet with wood hull (200 ft. x 38 ft. x 6.5 ft.), was built in 1898 at Howard Ship Yard and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by Capt. LaVerrier Cooley, AMERICA operated on the Ouachita River from...
    • PETERS LEE, 1899.

    • PETERS LEE, 1899.

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

    • PETERS LEE in the Ohio River after launch at Howard Shipyard. A tugboat is ready to catch her. PETERS LEE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (220 ft. x 42 ft. x 7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1899. Owned by Lee Line in Memphis, Tennessee, PETERS...
    • HANDY, 1903 - 1904.

    • HANDY, 1903 - 1904.

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

    • HANDY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (110 ft. x 22 ft. x 3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903-04. She operated in the Monroe, Louisiana area until she was lost in a storm in September, 1909.
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