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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • SAMUEL L. MAY, 1925.

    • SAMUEL L. MAY, 1925.

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

    • SAMUEL L. MAY, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (150 ft. x 28 ft. x 3.8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1925. Owned by Union Sand & Gravel in Huntington, West Virginia, SAMUEL L. MAY operated on the upper Ohio River. She was dismantled in...
    • CORDOVA, 1920.

    • CORDOVA, 1920.

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

    • CORDOVA, a packet and towboat with steel hull (140 ft. x 24 ft. x 8.0 ft.), was built at Howard in 1920. Owned by Federal Barge Line, she operated on the Black Warrior and Tombigbee Rivers in Alabama, as well as the Mississippi River. CORDOVA was...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • SAINT LOUIS, 1912.

    • SAINT LOUIS, 1912.

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

    • SAINT LOUIS, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (210 ft. x 37 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1912. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., she operated on the Mississippi and Tennessee Rivers. SAINT LOUIS snagged at Sulphur...
    • G.W. HILL, 1909.

    • G.W. HILL, 1909.

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

    • G.W. HILL, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (190 ft. x 36 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1909. Owned by G. W. Hill, the boat operated in the St. Louis -Calhoun County area initially and, after being converted to an excursion boat, on the...
    • CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1136), 1902.

    • CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1136), 1902.

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

    • CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1136), a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (200 ft. x 36 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1902. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., she operated on the Mississippi River and sank at Dog Tooth Bend about...
    • GEORGIA LEE, 1898.

    • GEORGIA LEE, 1898.

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

    • GEORGIA LEE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (210 ft. x 43 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1898. Owned by Lee Line in Memphis, she operated on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers between Memphis and Cincinnati. She was lost in ice at Memphis,...
    • CHARLEY JUTTE, 1904.

    • CHARLEY JUTTE, 1904.

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

    • CHARLEY JUTTE, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (150 ft. x 27 ft. x 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1904. Owned by Jutte Coal Co., CHARLEY JUTTE operated on the upper Ohio and Monongahela Rivers towing coal to steel mills in Pittsburgh. She was...
    • WM. LARIMER JONES, 1930.

    • WM. LARIMER JONES, 1930.

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

    • WM. LARIMER JONES, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (136 ft. x 34 ft. x 7.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1930. Owned by Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation, WM. LARIMER JONES operated in the Pittsburgh area. Wm. Larimer Jones was the first...
    • JOHN D. GRACE, 1917.

    • JOHN D. GRACE, 1917.

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

    • JOHN D. GRACE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (166.4 ft. x 33 ft. x 5.6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1917. Owned by Bradford Transportation Co., JOHN D. GRACE operated in the New Orleans and New Iberia, Louisiana area. JOHN D. GRACE was...
    • J.H. MENGE, 1909.

    • J.H. MENGE, 1909.

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

    • J.H. MENGE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (188 ft. x 38 ft. x 5.8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1910. Owned by Mississippi Packet Co., J.H. MENGE operated on the Mississippi River between New Orleans and the Ouachita River initially, and then...
    • M.W. KELLY, 1900.

    • M.W. KELLY, 1900.

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

    • M.W. KELLY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (140 ft. x 32 ft. x 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1900. M.W. KELLY operated on the Chattahoochee River. She was dismantled in 1906.
    • STACKER LEE, 1902.

    • STACKER LEE, 1902.

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

    • STACKER LEE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (225.5 ft. x 45 ft. x 6.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1902. Owned by Lee Line in Memphis, Tennessee, STACKER LEE operated on the lower Mississippi River. She sank four miles below Memphis,...
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