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    • Boats docked on Ohio River, 1927.

    • Boats docked on Ohio River, 1927.

    • Steamboats; Transportation; Rivers

    • A series of boats are docked along the Ohio River. One is the from the Rose Island Excursion Company. The next is from the Louisville & Cincinnati Packet Company which has a sign indicating, "Up river boats leave week days except Saturdays...
    • 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...
    • ALTON, 1906.

    • ALTON, 1906.

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

    • ALTON, a side-wheel excursion boat with wood hull (241.1 ft. x 38 ft. x 7.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1906. Owned by Eagle Packet Company in St. Louis, ALTON operated on the Mississippi River between St. Louis and Alton, Illinois. She had a...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • BELLE OF THE BENDS, 1898 - 1909.

    • BELLE OF THE BENDS, 1898 - 1909.

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

    • BELLE OF THE BENDS, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (210 ft. x 32.6 ft. x 7.4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1898. Owned by Vicksburg & Greenville Packet Co., BELLE OF THE BENDS operated on the lower Mississippi River between Greenville and...
    • BIG KANAWHA, Ohio River, circa 1900.

    • BIG KANAWHA, Ohio River, circa 1900.

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

    • BIG KANAWHA, on the Ohio River near Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. A stern wheel packet with a wood hull (152 ft. x 30 ft. x 4.5 ft.), BIG KANAWHA was built at Madison, Indiana in 1887. Owned by Captain Marlin Brown,...
    • 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...
    • Fleet of boats in snow at Howard Shipyard, 1910.

    • Fleet of boats in snow at Howard Shipyard, 1910.

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

    • Boats lined up along the snow-covered bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. From left to right: an unidentified tugboat, unidentified derrick, unidentified pump boat, towboat WM. DUFFY, towboat...
    • 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...
    • Model of ROBT. E. LEE (Way #4777).

    • Model of ROBT. E. LEE (Way #4777).

    • Model ships; Side wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Steamboat Museum

    • Bow and port side of a scale model of the sidewheeler ROBT. E. LEE (Way #4777) on a table in the yard of the Howard Mansion, now the Howard Steamboat Museum. The real steamer ROBT. E. LEE (Way #4777), a packet with a wood hull (285.5 ft. x 46...
    • CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1135), 1889.

    • CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1135), 1889.

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

    • Bow and port side of CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1135), almost complete, tied to the bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. CITY OF SAVANNAH, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (186 ft. x 31 ft. x 5 ft.), was built in 1889. Owned by St. Louis &...
    • ELECTRA, 1897.

    • ELECTRA, 1897.

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

    • Bow and port side of ELECTRA, nearing completion, at the bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. ELECTRA, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (170 ft. x 35 ft. x 5.5 ft.), was built by Howard in 1897. Owned by Red River Line, ELECTRA operated on...
    • H.W. BUTTORFF, 1896.

    • H.W. BUTTORFF, 1896.

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

    • Bow and port side of H.W. BUTTORFF, complete, tied to bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. H.W. BUTTORFF, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (160 ft. x 30 ft. x 4.1 ft.), was built by Howard in 1896. Owned by Ryman Line in Nashville, H.W....
    • MARY, 1899.

    • MARY, 1899.

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

    • Bow and port side of MARY, sitting with steam up, tied to the bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. MARY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (141 ft. x 28 ft. x 3.6 ft.), was built by Howard in 1899. Owned by Joseph T. Spieth, she operated on...
    • ALEX PERRY, circa 1892.

    • ALEX PERRY, circa 1892.

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

    • Bow and port side of packet ALEX PERRY, under construction before her stacks were installed, at the bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. ALEX PERRY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (149.9 ft. x 28.5 ft. x 3.5 ft.), was built in 1891. Owned by...
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