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    • ALGIERS, 1925.

    • ALGIERS, 1925.

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

    • ALGIERS, a stern-wheel ferry with steel hull (144 ft. x 55 ft. x 7.7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1925. Owned by Algiers Public Service Co., Inc., the ferry operated on the lower Mississippi River in the Algiers neighborhood of New Orleans,...
    • CITY OF MONROE, circa 1890.

    • CITY OF MONROE, circa 1890.

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

    • Starboard side of CITY OF MONROE, probably on the Mississippi River in Louisiana. CITY OF MONROE, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (275 ft. x 45 ft. x 8 ft.), was built in 1887 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana....
    • CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, 1881.

    • CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, 1881.

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

    • Port side of CITY OF NEW ORLEANS at the bank of a river, probably in Louisiana. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (290 ft. x 48 ft. x 8.5 ft.), was built in 1881 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville,...
    • CITY OF PROVIDENCE, circa 1910.

    • CITY OF PROVIDENCE, circa 1910.

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

    • Starboard side of CITY OF PROVIDENCE on the Ohio River. CITY OF PROVIDENCE, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (273.7 ft. x 44.5 ft. x 7.8 ft.), was built in 1880 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by Anchor...
    • COLUMBIA (Way #1251).

    • COLUMBIA (Way #1251).

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

    • COLUMBIA (Way #1251), a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (170 ft. x 30 ft. x 4.4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903. Owned by Carter Packet Company in New Orleans, she operated on the Red River and in the New Orleans-Upper Bends area. She sank near...
    • DOLPHIN No. 3, 1897.

    • DOLPHIN No. 3, 1897.

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

    • DOLPHIN No.3, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (155 ft. x 32 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Dolphin Transportation Co., DOLPHIN No.3 operated in the St. Louis area. She was renamed HARRY ANDERSON (Way #T1046) in 1916 and...
    • DUFFY, 1921 - 1932.

    • DUFFY, 1921 - 1932.

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

    • DUFFY, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (125 ft. x 25 ft. x 4.6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1921. Owned by Ohio River Sand Company in Louisville, Kentucky, DUFFY operated in the Louisville area. The Duffy became a familiar sight in...
    • E.R. ANDREWS, 1894.

    • E.R. ANDREWS, 1894.

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

    • E.R. ANDREWS, a stern-wheel towboat with a composite hull (165 ft. x 32.5 ft. x 5.2 ft.), was built at Howard in 1894. Owned by Campbell's Creek Coal in Cincinnati, she operated on the Kanawha and Ohio Rivers, towing coal to Cincinnati and...
    • EMILY, 1891.

    • EMILY, 1891.

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

    • EMILY, a stern-wheel ferry with wood hull (89 ft. x 32 ft. x 3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1891 and initially operated in the Kenova, West Virginia area. She was sold and renamed DIXIE BEE LINE (Way #1570) before burning at Henderson, Kentucky on...
    • 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.
    • FORT GAGE, 1927.

    • FORT GAGE, 1927.

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

    • FORT GAGE, a stern-wheel dredge with a steel hull, was built at Howard Shipyard in 1927 for the U.S. Corps of Engineers in the St. Louis district.
    • GEORGIA LEE, 1898.

    • GEORGIA LEE, 1898.

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

    • GEORGIA LEE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (210 ft. x 43 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1898. Owned by Lee Line in Memphis, she operated on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers between Memphis and Cincinnati. She was lost in ice at Memphis,...
    • GUNTERSVILLE, 1903.

    • GUNTERSVILLE, 1903.

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

    • GUNTERSVILLE, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (140 ft. x 28 ft. x 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903. Owned by Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway, GUNTERSVILLE operated in the Guntersville, Alabama area. Its main use was towing...
    • 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.
    • HENRY HARLEY, 1898.

    • HENRY HARLEY, 1898.

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

    • HENRY HARLEY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (160 ft. x 29 ft. x 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1898. Owned by Capt. J. R. Handly, HENRY HARLEY operated on the upper Cumberland River between Nashville and Burnside, Kentucky. HENRY HARLEY...
    • INCO No.1, 1915 - 1916.

    • INCO No.1, 1915 - 1916.

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

    • INCO No. 1, a self-propelled barge with steel hull (240 ft. x 42 ft. x 6.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1915. Owned by Inland Navigation Company, it operated on the Mississippi River. This diesel powered vessel was built to introduce self loading...
    • INDIANA, 1900.

    • INDIANA, 1900.

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

    • INDIANA, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (285 ft. x 45 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1900. Owned by Louisville & Cincinnati Packet Co., INDIANA operated on the Ohio River between Louisville and Cincinnati, replacing the City of...
    • JENNIE BARBOUR, 1905.

    • JENNIE BARBOUR, 1905.

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

    • JENNIE BARBOUR, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (110 ft. x 28 ft. x 4.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1905. Owned by C. A. Barbour, JENNIE BARBOUR operated in the Bayou Teche in Louisiana initially and then in the Houston area. JENNIE BARBOUR...
    • 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...
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