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    • Hulls on ways next to icy Ohio River, 1912.

    • Hulls on ways next to icy Ohio River, 1912.

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

    • Two towboat and two ferry hulls on ways at the bank of the icy Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. The ferries are JULIUS S. WALSH (Way #3192) AND W.S. McCHESNEY, JR. (Way #5662) and the towboats are probably...
    • Hulls on ways in snow, Howard Shipyard, 1912.

    • Hulls on ways in snow, Howard Shipyard, 1912.

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

    • Two towboat and two ferry hulls, covered with snow, on the ways at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. The ferries are JULIUS S. WALSH (Way #3192) AND W.S. McCHESNEY, JR. (Way #5662) and the towboats are probably JUPITER...
    • B.J. and J.B. (Ferries), circa 1900.

    • B.J. and J.B. (Ferries), circa 1900.

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

    • It appears the photographer labeled two of these three images "B.J. Ferry" and the other "J.B.", but no other information is available. They may have been sister ships built around the same time, or they may actually be the same...
    • African ferry, 1935.

    • African ferry, 1935.

    • Ferries; Automobiles; Rivers; Transportation

    • From a trip to the African Congo, this photograph shows a type of ferry carrying an automobile across a river. Several African men and one white man are on the ferry.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • A.M. HALLIDAY, 1902.

    • A.M. HALLIDAY, 1902.

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

    • A.M. HALLIDAY, a center wheel ferry with steel catamaran hulls (121 ft. x 59 ft. x 7.7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903. Owned by Union Ferry Co. in New Orleans, she operated in the New Orleans area, carrying up to thirty-five cars and 225...
    • CITY OF BATON ROUGE, 1916.

    • CITY OF BATON ROUGE, 1916.

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

    • CITY OF BATON ROUGE, a centerwheel ferry with steel hull (115.2 ft. x 28 ft. x 7.2 ft.), was built at Howard in 1916. Owned by Baton Rouge Transportation Co., CITY OF BATON ROUGE operated at the the Louisiana city, carrying up to twenty-one...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
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