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    • 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...
    • ALBERTA No.3, circa 1900.

    • ALBERTA No.3, circa 1900.

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

    • Packet ALBERTA No.3 unloading bales of cotton. ALBERTA No.3, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (145 ft. x 28 ft. x 3.6 ft.), was built in 1884 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by A. B. Smith, ALBERTA No.3 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...
    • ALMA and launch of barge, 1900.

    • ALMA and launch of barge, 1900.

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

    • Men riding wooden barge named "Maud" down the ways and onto the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana in 1900. Stern wheel packet ALMA is under construction at the bank of the river. ALMA (Way #0189),...
    • 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...
    • AMERICA (Way #241), 1917 - 1930.

    • AMERICA (Way #241), 1917 - 1930.

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

    • Port side of side-wheeler AMERICA (Way #241), loaded with passengers, at the bank of the Ohio River in Madison, Indiana. AMERICA, a side-wheel packet and excursion boat with wood hull (285 ft. x 45 ft. x 6 ft.), was built in 1917 at Howard...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • BOB DUDLEY, 1897.

    • BOB DUDLEY, 1897.

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

    • Stern and port side of stern-wheeler BOB DUDLEY, nearing completion, at the bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. BOB DUDLEY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (160 ft. x 29 ft. x 3.8 ft.), was built in 1897. Owned by Ryman Line in Nashville,...
    • BONANZA, at Howard Shipyard, 1894.

    • BONANZA, at Howard Shipyard, 1894.

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

    • Port stern view of BONANZA unloading people at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana, prior to launch of the CITY OF LOUISVILLE, which is on ways on left side of photograph. BONANZA, a side wheel packet with a wood hull...
    • 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.
    • C.E. SATTERLEE, circa 1890.

    • C.E. SATTERLEE, circa 1890.

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

    • Bow and port side of stern-wheeler C.E. SATTERLEE, with steam up at Howard Shipyard on the Ohio River. C.E. SATTERLEE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (162 ft. x 30 ft. x 4.5 ft.), was built by Howard in 1889. Owned by Texas & Pacific...
    • CAPE GIRARDEAU, 1923.

    • CAPE GIRARDEAU, 1923.

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

    • Starboard side of CAPE GIRARDEAU, under construction on ways at Howard Shipyard. CAPE GIRARDEAU, a stern-wheel packet with steel hull (210 ft. x 38 ft. x 6.5 ft.), was built in 1923. Owned by Eagle Packet Company in St. Louis, CAPE GIRARDEAU...
    • CARRIE HOPE, circa 1885.

    • CARRIE HOPE, circa 1885.

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

    • Bow and port side of stern-wheeler CARRIE HOPE, at the bank of the Ohio River, while be renovated at Howard Shipyard. CARRIE HOPE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (150 ft. x 27.3 ft. x 4.5 ft.), was originally named C.N. DAVIS when she was...
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