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    • 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...
    • NEW SOUTH, circa 1900.

    • NEW SOUTH, circa 1900.

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

    • Starboard side of NEW SOUTH at the bank of the Ohio River. NEW SOUTH, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (257 ft. x 42.6 ft. x 7 ft.), was built in 1887 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by Shelby & Perkins...
    • ALTON, 1906.

    • ALTON, 1906.

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

    • ALTON, a side-wheel excursion boat with wood hull (241.1 ft. x 38 ft. x 7.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1906. Owned by Eagle Packet Company in St. Louis, ALTON operated on the Mississippi River between St. Louis and Alton, Illinois. She had a...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • SUNSHINE, 1888 - 1907.

    • SUNSHINE, 1888 - 1907.

    • Ferries; Side wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • SUNSHINE, a side-wheel excursion and ferry boat with wood hull (175 ft. x 37 ft. x 5.8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1888. Owned by Louisville & Jeffersonville Ferry Co., SUNSHINE operated on the Ohio River in the Louisville area until 1907 when...
    • W.C. HITE, 1882-1914.

    • W.C. HITE, 1882-1914.

    • Ferries; Side wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • W.C. HITE, a side-wheel ferry with wood hull (155 ft. x 36 ft. x 6.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1882. Owned by Louisville & Jeffersonville Ferry Co., W.C. HITE operated on the Ohio River between Louisville, Kentucky and Jeffersonville,...
    • DELTA, 1891.

    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • ANDREW CHRISTY, 1897.

    • 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...
    • CITY OF JEFFERSONVILLE, 1891 - 1914.

    • CITY OF JEFFERSONVILLE, 1891 - 1914.

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

    • CITY OF JEFFERSONVILLE, a side-wheel ferry with wood hull (150 ft. x 34 ft. x 6.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1891. Owned by Louisville & Jeffersonville Ferry Co., she operated in the Louisville area until she was retired around 1914.
    • CITY OF CINCINNATI, 1899 - 1918.

    • CITY OF CINCINNATI, 1899 - 1918.

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

    • CITY OF CINCINNATI, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (300 ft. x 38 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1899. Owned by Louisville & Cincinnati Packet Co., CITY OF CINCINNATI operated on the Ohio River opposite the City of Louisville. Every...
    • 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...
    • GENERAL BARNARD, 1879 - 1901.

    • GENERAL BARNARD, 1879 - 1901.

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

    • GENERAL BARNARD at the bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Jeffersonville, Indiana. GENERAL BARNARD, a side-wheel snag-boat with a wood hull (215 ft. x 37 ft. x 5 ft.) was built at Howard in 1879 for the U.S. Engineers in the St. Louis...
    • 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....
    • INDIANA, 1900.

    • INDIANA, 1900.

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

    • INDIANA, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (285 ft. x 45 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1900. Owned by Louisville & Cincinnati Packet Co., INDIANA operated on the Ohio River between Louisville and Cincinnati, replacing the City of...
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