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    • 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,...
    • R. DUNBAR, 1895.

    • R. DUNBAR, 1895.

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

    • R. DUNBAR, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (160 ft. x 29.4 ft. x 6.4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1895. Owned by Ryman Line in Nashville, Tennessee, R. DUNBAR operated on the upper Cumberland River until 1918 when she was sold to Liberty Line,...
    • 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,...
    • WILL J. CUMMINS, 1895.

    • WILL J. CUMMINS, 1895.

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

    • WILL J. CUMMINS, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (160 ft. x 30 ft. x 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1895. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., WILL J. CUMMINS operated on the Cumberland River until 1897, and then on the upper...
    • 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.
    • HYACINTH, 1922.

    • HYACINTH, 1922.

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

    • HYACINTH, a stern wheel towboat with a wood hull (102.5 ft. x 28 ft. x 2.5 ft.) was originally built in Patterson, Louisiana for U.S. Engiineers in the New Orleans district. Howard built this new hull (119 ft. x 23 ft. x 5 ft.) for her in 1922-1923.
    • 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.
    • U.S. Life Saving Station, 1902.

    • U.S. Life Saving Station, 1902.

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

    • U.S. LIFE SAVING STATION, a boathouse, was built at Howard Shipyard in 1902. Located at the foot of Second Street in Louisville, it was the only inland floating life-saving station in the country. It was replaced by a steel structure in 1928.
    • W.C. HITE, 1882-1914.

    • W.C. HITE, 1882-1914.

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

    • W.C. HITE, a side-wheel ferry with wood hull (155 ft. x 36 ft. x 6.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1882. Owned by Louisville & Jeffersonville Ferry Co., W.C. HITE operated on the Ohio River between Louisville, Kentucky and Jeffersonville,...
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