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    • 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...
    • Maneuver boat hull launch, 1931.

    • Maneuver boat hull launch, 1931.

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

    • Launch of a steel hull into the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Jeffersonville, Indiana in 1931. The hull (75 ft. x 24 ft. x 4.5 ft.) was builty for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Cincinnati. Towboats CROWN HILL and ED. J. HOWARD are tied to...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • TENNESSEE (Way #5339), 1897.

    • TENNESSEE (Way #5339), 1897.

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

    • TENNESSEE (Way #5339), a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (170 ft. x 32 ft. x 5.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., TENNESSEE) operated on the Tennessee and Ohio Rivers between Nashville,...
    • Launch of steel barge, 1915.

    • Launch of steel barge, 1915.

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

    • Steel barge (124 ft. x 30 ft. x 7 ft.) being launched into the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard at Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana in 1915. The barge was being built for someone in the port of New Orleans. There is an unfinished towboat in...
    • Launch of QUAPAW (Way T2082) hull, 1902.

    • Launch of QUAPAW (Way T2082) hull, 1902.

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

    • Launch of a small sternwheel hull into the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana in 1902. According to the photographer's notes, this is the "Little Rock snagboat . . . (possibly BEAUREGARD)". This is...
    • Dump scow launch, Howard Shipyard, circa 1889.

    • Dump scow launch, Howard Shipyard, circa 1889.

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

    • Five men ride a dump scow barge down the ways and onto the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. The shipyard's raft of logs for future boats and the sidewheel packet KATE ADAMS (Way #3217) are just down river...
    • Dredge launch, Howard Shipyard, circa 1902.

    • Dredge launch, Howard Shipyard, circa 1902.

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

    • Steel dredge creates a big splash as it is launched onto the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. Just up river from the launch is a steamboat which is either under construction or being repaired, as it is...
    • TITAN, 1930.

    • TITAN, 1930.

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

    • TITAN, 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, TITAN operated on the upper Ohio River. She was sold for scrap in 1953.
    • 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...
    • EVERETTE LEE, 1931.

    • EVERETTE LEE, 1931.

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

    • EVERETTE LEE, a gas engine, side wheel ferry with a steel hull (60 ft. x 30 ft. x 3 ft.) was built by Howard in 1931. EVERETTE LEE's home port was Louisville.
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