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    • JOHN A. PATTON, 1906.

    • JOHN A. PATTON, 1906.

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

    • JOHN A. PATTON, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (167 ft. x 34.5 ft. x 6.4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1906. Owned by Tennessee River Navigation Co., JOHN A. PATTON operated in the Chattanooga and Decatur, Alabama area. She burned at...
    • JULIEN POYDRAS, 1898.

    • JULIEN POYDRAS, 1898.

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

    • JULIEN POYDRAS, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (145 ft. x 28 ft. x 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1898. Owned by Baton Rouge & Bayou Sara Packet Co., JULIEN POYDRAS operated on the lower Mississippi River. JULIEN POYDRAS was bought by...
    • JULIUS S. WALSH, 1912.

    • JULIUS S. WALSH, 1912.

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

    • JULIUS S. WALSH, a side-wheel ferry with steel hull (169 ft. x 50 ft. x 7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1912. Owned by Wiggins Ferry Company in St. Louis, she operated in that area.
    • KATE ADAMS (Way #3217), circa 1899.

    • KATE ADAMS (Way #3217), circa 1899.

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

    • KATE ADAMS (Way #3217), a side-wheel packet with steel hull (240 ft. x 36 ft. x 8.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1899. Owned by Memphis Arkansas City Packet Co., KATE ADAMS (Way #3217) operated on the lower Mississippi river between Memphis and...
    • KENTUCKY (Way #T1512), 1909.

    • KENTUCKY (Way #T1512), 1909.

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

    • KENTUCKY (Way T1512), a stern-wheel snag-boat with wood hull (127 ft. x 30 ft. x 5.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1909. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, KENTUCKY (Way T1512) operated on the Ohio and Kentucky Rivers. KENTUCKY (Way T1512)...
    • LOUISIANA, 1926.

    • LOUISIANA, 1926.

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

    • LOUISIANA, a catamaran ferry with steel hull (144.5 ft. x 55 ft. x 9.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1926. Owned by Baton Rouge Transportation Co., LOUISIANA operated in the Baton Rouge area. LOUISIANA was rebuilt and converted to a twin propeller...
    • NEW ORLEANS, circa 1925.

    • NEW ORLEANS, circa 1925.

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

    • NEW ORLEANS, a catamaran ferry with steel hull (144 ft. x 55 ft. x 7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1925. Owned by Algiers Public Service Co., Inc., NEW ORLEANS operated on the lower Mississippi River in the Algiers neighborhood of New Orleans. She...
    • 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...
    • ORA LEE, 1891.

    • ORA LEE, 1891.

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

    • ORA LEE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (140 ft. x 32 ft. x 4.4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1891 for the Lee Line in Memphis, Tennessee and she operated in that area initially. She was later sold to White River and renamed ORLANDO (#4330)....
    • PARLOR CITY, 1892.

    • PARLOR CITY, 1892.

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

    • PARLOR CITY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (125 ft. x 25 ft. x 3.7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1892. Owned by Capt. L. Brunner, PARLOR CITY operated on the Ouachita River. She was struck by the NATCHEZ while docked at New Orleans in October,...
    • ROBERTA, 1903.

    • ROBERTA, 1903.

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

    • ROBERTA, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (138 ft. x 28 ft. x 4.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903. Owned by Monroe Navigation Co., ROBERTA operated on the lower Mississippi River, hauling cotton from the Ouachita River to New Orleans. She hit...
    • SCIMITAR II, 1905.

    • SCIMITAR II, 1905.

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

    • SCIMITAR II, a stern-wheel pleasure boat with wood hull (136 ft. x 29 ft. x 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1905. Owned by S. Hart in St. Louis, SCIMITAR II operated briefly in the Nashville-Burnside area before being sold to the U.S. Army Corps of...
    • STE. GENEVIEVE, 1903.

    • STE. GENEVIEVE, 1903.

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

    • STE. GENEVIEVE, a side-wheel railroad transfer with wood hull (214 ft. x 45 ft. x 7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903. Owned by Southern Missouri Railroad, STE. GENEVIEVE operated on the Mississippi River between Little Rock Landing, Missouri and...
    • THOMAS PICKLES, 1892.

    • THOMAS PICKLES, 1892.

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

    • THOMAS PICKLES, a center wheel ferry with steel catamaran hulls (13 ft. x 54 ft. x 7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1892. Owned by Union Ferry Co. in New Orleans, THOMAS PICKLES operated in the New Orleans area. She could carry fifty cars and 250...
    • THREE STATES (Way #5384), 1904.

    • THREE STATES (Way #5384), 1904.

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

    • THREE STATES (Way #5384), a stern-wheel ferry with wood hull (150 ft. x 32 ft. x 4.8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1904. THREE STATES (Way #5384) operated in the Cairo, Illinois area. THREE STATES (Way #5384) burned at Cairo, Illinois on May 30,...
    • 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.
    • LOOKOUT, 1896.

    • LOOKOUT, 1896.

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

    • LOOKOUT, a stern wheel towboat with a wood hull (110 ft. x 25 ft. x 4 ft.) was built by Howard in 1896 for U.S. Engineers in the Chattanooga district. She was rebuilt in 1915 (137.7 ft. x 25.6 ft. x 4.3 ft.) and then retired in 1923.
    • MARTIN BEHRMAN, 1917.

    • MARTIN BEHRMAN, 1917.

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

    • MARTIN BEHRMAN, a centerwheel ferry with steel hull (126.5 ft. x 31 ft. x 7.2 ft.), was built in 1917 at Howard Ship Yard and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by Bisso Ferry Company, MARTIN BEHRMAN operated in the New Orleans area....
    • PILGRIM, 1926.

    • PILGRIM, 1926.

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

    • PILGRIM, a diesel powered sternwheel ferry with steel hull (100 ft. x 30 ft. x 5 ft.), was built in 1926 at Howard Ship Yard and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. She operated in the Cairo, Illinois area.
    • Howard Steamboat Museum Collection

    • Howard Steamboat Museum Collection

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

    • This digital collection currently features images of boats built, or being built, at Howard Shipyard in Jeffersonville, Indiana. It will be expanded to include the entire photograph collection taken by Captain James E. Howard (1875-1956) between...
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