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    • D.A.B., 1921.

    • 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...
    • NATCHEZ (WAY #4111), 1891.

    • NATCHEZ (WAY #4111), 1891.

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

    • NATCHEZ (Way #4111), a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (225 ft. x 40 ft. x 8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1891. Owned by the Leathers family, she was the last, and only stern-wheel, NATCHEZ of the famous Leathers fleet. She operated on the lower...
    • ALBERTA No.3, circa 1900.

    • ALBERTA No.3, circa 1900.

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

    • Packet ALBERTA No.3 unloading bales of cotton. ALBERTA No.3, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (145 ft. x 28 ft. x 3.6 ft.), was built in 1884 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by A. B. Smith, ALBERTA No.3 on...
    • CHARLEY CURLIN, 1895.

    • CHARLEY CURLIN, 1895.

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

    • CHARLEY CURLIN being launched into the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. Packet R. DUNBAR is under construction on left. CHARLEY CURLIN, a stern-wheel pleasure boat with wood hull (88 ft. x 18 ft. x 3 ft.), was built in 1895. Owned by Seth Curlin, the...
    • 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...
    • ALEX PERRY, circa 1892.

    • ALEX PERRY, circa 1892.

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

    • Bow and port side of packet ALEX PERRY, under construction before her stacks were installed, at the bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. ALEX PERRY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (149.9 ft. x 28.5 ft. x 3.5 ft.), was built in 1891. Owned by...
    • 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...
    • CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1135), 1889.

    • CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1135), 1889.

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

    • Bow and port side of CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1135), almost complete, tied to the bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. CITY OF SAVANNAH, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (186 ft. x 31 ft. x 5 ft.), was built in 1889. Owned by St. Louis &...
    • E.R. ANDREWS, 1894.

    • E.R. ANDREWS, 1894.

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

    • E.R. ANDREWS, a stern-wheel towboat with a composite hull (165 ft. x 32.5 ft. x 5.2 ft.), was built at Howard in 1894. Owned by Campbell's Creek Coal in Cincinnati, she operated on the Kanawha and Ohio Rivers, towing coal to Cincinnati and...
    • THREE STATES (Way #5385), 1914.

    • THREE STATES (Way #5385), 1914.

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

    • THREE STATES (Way #5385), a stern-wheel ferry with wood hull (118 ft. x 26 ft. 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1914. Owned by Cairo City Ferry Co., THREE STATES (Way #5385) operated in the Cairo, Illinois area. THREE STATES (Way #5385) was still...
    • A.D. ALLEN, 1901.

    • A.D. ALLEN, 1901.

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

    • A.D. ALLEN, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (125 ft. x 23 ft. x 3.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1901. She operated on the Arkansas River initially and, after being sold to U.S. Engineers in 1910, on the upper White River. A.D. ALLEN was...
    • GEORGE W. MILLER, 1926.

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

    • 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...
    • CITY OF MUSKOGEE, 1908.

    • CITY OF MUSKOGEE, 1908.

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

    • CITY OF MUSKOGEE backing out from Howard Shipyard in Jeffersonville, Indiana on a trial run up the Ohio River. CITY OF MUSKOGEE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (127.6 ft. x 28.5 ft. x 4.7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1908. Owned by Merchants...
    • ISLAND MAID, 1929 - 1932.

    • ISLAND MAID, 1929 - 1932.

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

    • ISLAND MAID, a stern-wheel excursion boat with wood hull (190 ft. x 36 ft. x 5 ft.), was originally built by Howard as G.W. HILL in 1909. In 1923, she was sold to Coney Island Co. in Cincinnati, Ohio and renamed ISLAND MAID. After a fire in spring...
    • CITY OF WARSAW, 1895.

    • CITY OF WARSAW, 1895.

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

    • CITY OF WARSAW, a stern-wheel ferry with wood hull (100 ft. x 35.4 ft. x 3.1 ft.), was built at Howard in 1895. Owned by Frank Myers, she operated in the Cairo, Illinois area and was taken out of service after 1908.
    • G.W. THOMAS, 1901.

    • G.W. THOMAS, 1901.

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

    • G.W. THOMAS, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (173.5 ft. x 28 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1901. Owned by Peoples Coal Co. in Pittsburgh, she operated on the upper Ohio River. G.W. THOMAS was sold and renamed ALICIA in 1913 and then...
    • COP-R-LOY, 1929.

    • 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,...
    • J.E. TRUDEAU, 1889.

    • J.E. TRUDEAU, 1889.

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

    • J.E. TRUDEAU, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (160 ft. x 30 ft. x 4.2 ft.), was built at Howard in 1889. Owned by New Orleans & Washington Packet Co., J.E. TRUDEAU operated in the New Orleans and Atchafalaya area. She burned at Belle River,...
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