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    • 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...
    • LORETTA HOWARD, 1929.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • LORETTA HOWARD, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (145 ft. x 30 ft. x 4.9 ft.), was built at Howard in 1929. Owned by Captain Jim Howard, LORETTA HOWARD operated on the Ohio River. She was launched by President Herbert Hoover on October 23,...
    • 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...
    • ROB'T E. LEE (Way #4778), 1876 - 1885.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • ROB'T. E. LEE (Way #4778), a side-wheel packet with wood hull (315 ft. x 48.5 ft. x 10.5 ft. (305,48,10?)), was built at Howard in 1876. Owned by Capt. John W. Cannon, ROB'T. E. LEE (Way #4778) operated on the Mississippi River between New Orleans...
    • 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...
    • Dump scow launch, Howard Shipyard, circa 1889.

    • Barges; Side wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Five men ride a dump scow barge down the ways and onto the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. The shipyard's raft of logs for future boats and the sidewheel packet KATE ADAMS (Way #3217) are just down river...
    • SHILOH, 1902.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • SHILOH, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (150 ft. x 28 ft. x 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1902. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., she operated primarily in the Savannah and Danville area. SHILOH hit a levee and sank at Memphis,...
    • 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...
    • HELEN H., 1928 - 1930.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • HELEN H., a stern-wheel towboat with a diesel engine and steel hull (85 ft. x 22 ft. x 4.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1931. HELEN H. operated in the Louisville area. HELEN H. was bought by Amherst Barge Company in 1956 and renamed EMMA No.3.
    • HOMER SMITH, 1914.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • HOMER SMITH, a stern-wheel excursion boat with wood hull (235 ft. x 40 ft. x 5.9 ft.), was built at Howard in 1914. Owned by Security Steamboat Co., HOMER SMITH operated on the Ohio River. Although she made two round trips between Pittsburgh and...
    • ARTHUR HIDER, 1898.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • ARTHUR HIDER, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (163 ft. x 30 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1898. Owned by Mississippi River Commission, the tugboat operated on the lower Mississippi River until 1935 when she was sold to A. O. Kirschner...
    • JOHN HOWARD, 1893.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Ship equipment & rigging; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • JOHN HOWARD, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (180 ft. x 36 ft. x 6.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1871. JOHN HOWARD operated on the lower Mississippi River between New Orleans and the Ouachita River. JOHN HOWARD was rebuilt with a new hull...
    • 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...
    • WM. LARIMER JONES, 1930.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Boat engines; Launchings; Ship equipment & rigging; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • WM. LARIMER JONES, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (136 ft. x 34 ft. x 7.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1930. Owned by Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation, WM. LARIMER JONES operated in the Pittsburgh area. Wm. Larimer Jones was the first...

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