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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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
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