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  • Description: VICKSBURG
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    • GEORGE W. MILLER, 1926.

    • Ferries; Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • GEORGE W. MILLER, a stern-wheel ferry with steel hull (138 ft. x 32 ft. x 4.9 ft.), was built at Howard in 1926. Owned by Mississippi River Ferry Co. she operated on the Mississippi River at Vicksburg initially. After a bridge was built at...
    • DELTA, 1891.

    • Ferries; Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • DELTA, a side-wheel ferry with wood hull (226 ft. x 45 ft. x 7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1891. Owned by Vicksburg, Shreveport & Pacific Railroad, she operated in the Vicksburg area and was dismantled in 1906.
    • 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.

    • 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 initially,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • H.ST.L. COPPEE, 1904.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • H.ST.L. COPPEE, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (140 ft. x 30 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1904. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Vicksburg District, H.ST.L. COPPEE operated on the lower Mississippi River. H.ST.L. COPPEE...
    • 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...
    • ISSAQUENA, 1913.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • ISSAQUENA, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (145.5 ft. x 30 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1912. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Vicksburg District, ISSAQUENA operated on the lower Mississippi River. ISSAQUENA was renamed...
    • SPRAGUE, at Howard Shipyard, 1904.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and dock Company
    • Bow and port side view of SPRAGUE tied off at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. SPRAGUE, a stern wheel towboat with a steel hull (276 ft. x 61 ft. x 7.4 ft.) was built at Dubuque Boat & Boiler in Dubuque, Iowa in 1902....
    • HARRY BROWN, on Ohio River, 1879-1896.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Starboard bow view of towboat HARRY BROWN in an ice jam on the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. Men are standing on the ice around the boat. HARRY BROWN, a stern wheel towboat with a wood hull (210 ft. x...
    • SPRAGUE, at Howard Shipyard, 1904.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and dock Company
    • Port side view of SPRAGUE tied off at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. Sidewheeler INDIANA is upbound for Cincinnati in background. SPRAGUE, a stern wheel towboat with a steel hull (276 ft. x 61 ft. x 7.4 ft.) was...
    • SPRAGUE, at Howard Shipyard, 1904.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and dock Company
    • Bow and port side view of SPRAGUE tied off at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. SPRAGUE, a stern wheel towboat with a steel hull (276 ft. x 61 ft. x 7.4 ft.) was built at Dubuque Boat & Boiler in Dubuque, Iowa in 1902....
    • Concrete mixer hull, 1926.

    • Barges; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Concrete mixer hull on grade at Howard Shipyard. This is one of two concrete mixer hulls built at Howard for the Corps of Engineers that year. One was for the Memphis district and the other was for the Vicksburg district.
    • Concrete mixer hull, 1926.

    • Barges; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Concrete mixer hull on grade at Howard Shipyard. This is one of two concrete mixer hulls built at Howard for the Corps of Engineers that year. One was for the Memphis district and the other was for the Vicksburg district.
    • TALLULAH, 1922.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Stern and port side of stern-wheeler TALLULAH, at the bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. TALLULAH, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (127.5 ft. x 23 ft. x 4.5 ft.), was built by Howard in 1922. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in...
    • Dredge on grade, Howard Shipyard, 1907.

    • Dredges; Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • According to the photographer's notes, "Cincinnati dredge on grade." Presumably this is the Cincinnati dredge that was launched in 1908 from Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana, and the sternwheeler under construction at...
    • CITY OF CAIRO, 1912.

    • Ferries; Stern wheelers; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Port side view of CITY OF CAIRO tied to the bank at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. CITY OF CAIRO (Way #1057), a stern wheel ferry with a wood hull (117 ft. x 27.4 ft. x 3.4 ft.), was built for the Illinois city in...
    • CHICOT, 1924.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • CHICOT, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (107.2 ft. x 23.5 ft. x 4.8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1925. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Vicksburg district, she operated on the lower Mississippi River. In 1941, CHICOT was sold to...

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