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    • HANDY, 1903 - 1904.

    • HANDY, 1903 - 1904.

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

    • HANDY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (110 ft. x 22 ft. x 3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903-04. She operated in the Monroe, Louisiana area until she was lost in a storm in September, 1909.
    • 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...
    • Barge launch, 1894.

    • Barge launch, 1894.

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

    • About ten men ride a barge as she slides off the ways and onto the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. Stern wheel packet CLYDE (Way #1202) is under construction at the bank of the river. According to the...
    • AMERICA (Way #240), 1898.

    • AMERICA (Way #240), 1898.

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

    • AMERICA (Way #240), a sternwheel packet with wood hull (200 ft. x 38 ft. x 6.5 ft.), was built in 1898 at Howard Ship Yard and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by Capt. LaVerrier Cooley, AMERICA operated on the Ouachita River from...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Memphis landing dock launch, 1897.

    • Memphis landing dock launch, 1897.

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

    • Barge for a Memphis float or landing dock being launched onto the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. JIM T. DUFFY towboat (Way T1375) is standing by to catch the barge. Packet BOB DUDLEY (Way #658) and ferry...
    • 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...
    • BOB BLANKS, 1903.

    • BOB BLANKS, 1903.

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

    • BOB BLANKS, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (175 ft. x 35 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903. Owned by J.P. Parker, she operated on the lower Mississippi River between New Orleans and the Red River. A handsome cotton style packet with...
    • BOWLING GREEN, 1904.

    • BOWLING GREEN, 1904.

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

    • BOWLING GREEN, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (122 ft. x 32 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1904. Owned by Evansville & Bowling Green Packet Co., she operated on the Green River and sank at South Carrollton, Kentucky on March 31, 1920.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • CHISCA, 1897.

    • CHISCA, 1897.

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

    • CHISCA, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (160 ft. x 30 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Mississippi River Commission, CHISCA operated on the lower Mississippi River in the Memphis area. Her wood hull was replaced with a steel...
    • 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 CAMDEN, 1893.

    • CITY OF CAMDEN, 1893.

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

    • CITY OF CAMDEN, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (175 ft. x 35 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1893. Owned by Captain LaVerrier Cooley in New Orleans, CITY OF CAMDEN operated on the lower Mississippi River between New Orleans and the...
    • CITY OF CINCINNATI, 1899 - 1918.

    • CITY OF CINCINNATI, 1899 - 1918.

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

    • CITY OF CINCINNATI, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (300 ft. x 38 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1899. Owned by Louisville & Cincinnati Packet Co., CITY OF CINCINNATI operated on the Ohio River opposite the City of Louisville. Every...
    • CITY OF CLIFTON, 1893.

    • CITY OF CLIFTON, 1893.

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

    • CITY OF CLIFTON, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (190 ft. x 36 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1900. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., CITY OF CLIFTON operated in the St. Louis area. She was originally ordered by the Lee...
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