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  • Subject: Stern wheelers
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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Dredge on grade, Howard Shipyard, 1907.

    • Dredges; Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • According to the photographer's notes, "Cincinnati dredge on grade." Presumably this is the Cincinnati dredge that was launched in 1908 from Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana, and the sternwheeler under construction at...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Memphis landing dock launch, 1897.

    • Barges; Ferries; Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Barge for a Memphis float or landing dock being launched onto the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. JIM T. DUFFY towboat (Way T1375) is standing by to catch the barge. Packet BOB DUDLEY (Way #658) and ferry...
    • 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.

    • 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...
    • Fleet of boats in snow at Howard Shipyard, 1910.

    • Snow; Ice; Barges; Tugboats; Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Boats lined up along the snow-covered bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. From left to right: an unidentified tugboat, unidentified derrick, unidentified pump boat, towboat WM. DUFFY, towboat...
    • 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...
    • TECHE boiler, 1910.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Boiler for TECHE being moved in the Howard Shipyard in Jeffersonville, Indiana. TECHE, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (86 ft. x 19 ft. x 4.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1910. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, TECHE operated in the New...
    • CITY OF BATON ROUGE, 1916.

    • Ferries; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • CITY OF BATON ROUGE, a centerwheel ferry with steel hull (115.2 ft. x 28 ft. x 7.2 ft.), was built at Howard in 1916. Owned by Baton Rouge Transportation Co., CITY OF BATON ROUGE operated at the the Louisiana city, carrying up to twenty-one...
    • CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1135), 1889.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Bow and port side of CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1135), almost complete, tied to the bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. CITY OF SAVANNAH, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (186 ft. x 31 ft. x 5 ft.), was built in 1889. Owned by St. Louis &...
    • ELECTRA, 1897.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Bow and port side of ELECTRA, nearing completion, at the bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. ELECTRA, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (170 ft. x 35 ft. x 5.5 ft.), was built by Howard in 1897. Owned by Red River Line, ELECTRA operated on...
    • H.W. BUTTORFF, 1896.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Bow and port side of H.W. BUTTORFF, complete, tied to bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. H.W. BUTTORFF, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (160 ft. x 30 ft. x 4.1 ft.), was built by Howard in 1896. Owned by Ryman Line in Nashville, H.W....
    • MAMIE S. BARRETT, 1922.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Bow and port side of MAMIE S. BARRETT, tied to the bank of the Ohio River shortly after she was launched at Howard Shipyard. MAMIE S. BARRETT, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (146 ft. x 30 ft. x 5 ft.), was built by Howard in 1921. Owned by...
    • MARY, 1899.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Bow and port side of MARY, sitting with steam up, tied to the bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. MARY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (141 ft. x 28 ft. x 3.6 ft.), was built by Howard in 1899. Owned by Joseph T. Spieth, she operated on...
    • 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...

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