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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • STANDARD, 1914.

    • STANDARD, 1914.

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

    • STANDARD, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (130.2 ft. x 30.8 ft. x 5.8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1914. Owned by Standard Oil Company, STANDARD operated on the Mississippi River between Alton, Illinois and Memphis, Tennessee. This was...
    • MONTGOMERY, 1926.

    • 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...
    • GENERAL H.L. ABBOT, 1896.

    • GENERAL H.L. ABBOT, 1896.

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

    • GENERAL H.L. ABBOT, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (170 ft. x 32 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1895. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the St. Louis district, GENERAL H.L. ABBOT operated on the Mississippi River. She was renamed...
    • GOUVERNEUR, 1926.

    • GOUVERNEUR, 1926.

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

    • GOUVERNEUR, an electric stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (121.9 ft. x 23 ft. x 5 ft.), was built in 1926 at Howard Ship Yard and Dock Company in Jeffersonville.
    • WM. McCLELLAND, 1901.

    • WM. McCLELLAND, 1901.

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

    • WM. McCLELLAND, a sternwheel towboat with wood hull (150 ft. x 28 ft. x 4.5 ft.), was built in 1901 at Howard Ship Yard and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by Wiggins Ferry Company in St. Louis, WM. McCLELLAND operated in the St....
    • 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...
    • HELEN H., 1928 - 1930.

    • HELEN H., 1928 - 1930.

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

    • HELEN H., a stern-wheel towboat with a diesel engine and steel hull (85 ft. x 22 ft. x 4.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1931. HELEN H. operated in the Louisville area. HELEN H. was bought by Amherst Barge Company in 1956 and renamed EMMA No.3.
    • BLUFF CITY, 1896.

    • BLUFF CITY, 1896.

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

    • BLUFF CITY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (225 ft. x 42 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1896. Owned by Anchor Line, she operated on the Mississippi River between St. Louis and New Orleans. BLUFF CITY was the last boat, and the only...
    • NORTHERN, 1908 - 1936.

    • NORTHERN, 1908 - 1936.

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

    • NORTHERN, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (125 ft. x 26 ft. x 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1908. Owned by E. T. Slider in Louisville, Kentucky, NORTHERN operated on the Ohio River near Louisville, towing sand and gravel. She was dismantled...
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