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    • 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...
    • CITY OF HICKMAN, 1890.

    • CITY OF HICKMAN, 1890.

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

    • CITY OF HICKMAN, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (285 ft. x 44.5 ft. x 9.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1890. Owned by Anchor Line, CITY OF HICKMAN operated on the Mississippi River between St. Louis and New Orleans. She sank on August 23, 1896...
    • COL. A. MACKENZIE, 1900.

    • 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...
    • 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...
    • ISTROUMA, 1896.

    • ISTROUMA, 1896.

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

    • ISTROUMA, a center wheel ferry with wood hull (150 ft. x 30 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1896. Owned by Baton Rouge Ferry Co., ISTROUMA operated in the Baton Rouge area. ISTROUMA sank in a storm at Baton Rouge, Louisiana in October, 1915.
    • 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...
    • CITY OF SHEFFIELD, 1890.

    • CITY OF SHEFFIELD, 1890.

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

    • Stern and port side of CITY OF SHEFFIELD, tied to the bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. CITY OF SHEFFIELD, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (183 ft. x 35 ft.), was built by Howard in 1890. While operating on the Mississippi River, she...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • ROBERT E. LEE (Way #4779), 1897.

    • ROBERT E. LEE (Way #4779), 1897.

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

    • ROBERT E. LEE (Way #4779), a side-wheel packet with wood hull (245 ft. x 43 ft. x 6.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Lee Line in Memphis, Tennessee, ROBERT E. LEE operated in the Memphis and Ashport area. This boat was named for...
    • VEGA, 1901.

    • VEGA, 1901.

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

    • Distant starboard side view of towboat VEGA, tied to the bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. VEGA, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (104 ft. x 17 ft. x 3.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1901. Owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,...
    • DeKOVEN, 1894.

    • 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....
    • REES LEE, 1899.

    • REES LEE, 1899.

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

    • REES LEE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (220 ft. x 42 ft. x 6), was built at Howard in 1899. Owned by Lee Line in Memphis, Tennessee, REES LEE operated on the lower Mississippi River. She sank on June 22, 1906.
    • 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...
    • JOHN K. SPEED, 1892-1902.

    • JOHN K. SPEED, 1892-1902.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats

    • Stern wheeler JOHN K. SPEED on the Ohio River near Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. JOHN K. SPEED, a stern wheel packet with a wood hull (261 ft. x 42 ft. x 8 ft.) was built in Madison, Indiana in 1892. Owned by...
    • JOHN K. SPEED, 1892-1902.

    • JOHN K. SPEED, 1892-1902.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats

    • Stern wheeler JOHN K. SPEED on the Ohio River near Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. JOHN K. SPEED, a stern wheel packet with a wood hull (261 ft. x 42 ft. x 8 ft.) was built in Madison, Indiana in 1892. Owned by...
    • T.P. LEATHERS, 1891.

    • T.P. LEATHERS, 1891.

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

    • Port side of T.P. LEATHERS, on ways at Howard Shipyard on the Ohio River. T.P. LEATHERS, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (220 ft. x 40 ft. x 6.5 ft.), was built by Howard in 1891. Owned by Captain T.P. Leathers, she operated on the lower...
    • ED. J. HOWARD, 1927

    • 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....
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