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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...
    • COL. A. MACKENZIE, 1900.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • COL. A. MACKENZIE, a side-wheel snag-boat (160 ft. x 33 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1900. Owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, she initially operated on the upper Mississippi River. When Captain David Tipton died at her wheel in Lake...
    • COP-R-LOY, 1929.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • COP-R-LOY, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (73 ft. x 20 ft. x 3.7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1929. Owned by Portsmouth Steel Co., COP-R-LOY operated in the New Boston (Ohio) Mill area. She was renamed DETROITER (Way #T0595) in 1952,...
    • MONTGOMERY, 1926.

    • Tugboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • MONTGOMERY, a propeller towboat with steel hull (140 ft. x 24 ft. x 8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1920. Owned by Federal Barge Line, MONTGOMERY operated on the Warrior and Tombigbee Rivers in Alabama initially and later on the Illinois River. Her...
    • ANDREW CHRISTY, 1897.

    • Ferries; Side wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • ANDREW CHRISTY, a side-wheel ferry with steel hull (170 ft. x 48 ft. x 7.4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Wiggins Ferry Company in St. Louis, the ferry operated in the St. Louis area initially and, after being sold to Falls City Ferry...
    • D.A.B., 1921.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • D.A.B., a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (63 ft. x 16 ft. x 3.0 ft.), was built at Howard in 1921. Owned by Wheeling Steel Corporation, D.A.B. operated in the Pittsburgh area. She initially had a gas engine with a chain drive stern-wheel, but...
    • 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...
    • DeKOVEN, 1894.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • DeKOVEN, a side-wheel railroad transfer with wood hull (232.3 ft. x 37 ft. x 6.1 ft.), was built by Howard in 1894. Owned by Ohio Valley Railroad, DeKOVEN operated in the Paducah-Brookport area until 1912 when she was sent to Helena, Arkansas....
    • JULIUS S. WALSH and WM. S. McCHESNEY, Jr. 1912.

    • Side wheelers; Ferries; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Ferries JULIUS S. WALSH and WM. S. McCHESNEY, under construction at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana in 1912. JULIUS S. WALSH and WM. S. McCHESNEY, Jr., side wheel ferries with steel hulls (169 ft. x 50 ft. x 7ft.) were...
    • WM. S. McCHESNEY, Jr., launch, 1912.

    • Side wheelers; Ferries; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • WM. S. McCHESNEY, being launched into the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana in 1912. WM. S. McCHESNEY, Jr., a side wheel ferry with a steel hull (169 ft. x 50 ft. x 7ft.) was built at Howard in 1912. Owned...
    • ED. J. HOWARD, 1927

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Port side view of ED.J. HOWARD, under construction, tied to the bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. The Howards converted the CHICKAMAUGA (Way T0411), a stern wheel towboat with a steel hull they bought from U.S. Engineers, into the ED.J....
    • 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...
    • CITY OF MONROE, circa 1890.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Starboard side of CITY OF MONROE, probably on the Mississippi River in Louisiana. CITY OF MONROE, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (275 ft. x 45 ft. x 8 ft.), was built in 1887 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana....
    • G.W. HILL, 1909.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • G.W. HILL, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (190 ft. x 36 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1909. Owned by G. W. Hill, the boat operated in the St. Louis -Calhoun County area initially and, after being converted to an excursion boat, on the...

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