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    • Concrete mixer hull, 1926.

    • Barges; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Concrete mixer hull on grade at Howard Shipyard. This is one of two concrete mixer hulls built at Howard for the Corps of Engineers that year. One was for the Memphis district and the other was for the Vicksburg district.
    • Concrete mixer hull, 1926.

    • Barges; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Concrete mixer hull on grade at Howard Shipyard. This is one of two concrete mixer hulls built at Howard for the Corps of Engineers that year. One was for the Memphis district and the other was for the Vicksburg district.
    • 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...
    • DELTA, 1891.

    • Ferries; Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • DELTA, a side-wheel ferry with wood hull (226 ft. x 45 ft. x 7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1891. Owned by Vicksburg, Shreveport & Pacific Railroad, she operated in the Vicksburg area and was dismantled in 1906.
    • CITY OF CAIRO, 1912.

    • Ferries; Stern wheelers; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Port side view of CITY OF CAIRO tied to the bank at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. CITY OF CAIRO (Way #1057), a stern wheel ferry with a wood hull (117 ft. x 27.4 ft. x 3.4 ft.), was built for the Illinois city in...
    • GEORGE W. MILLER, 1926.

    • Ferries; Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • GEORGE W. MILLER, a stern-wheel ferry with steel hull (138 ft. x 32 ft. x 4.9 ft.), was built at Howard in 1926. Owned by Mississippi River Ferry Co. she operated on the Mississippi River at Vicksburg initially. After a bridge was built at...
    • Chas. W. Buck.

    • Lawyers; Portraits
    • Charles William Buck was born in Vicksburg, Miss., in 1849. He later moved to his large family estate in Woodford County, Kentucky, and was admitted to the bar. He practiced law, farmed and was a member of the Woodford County magisterial court. He...
    • Jas. S. Jackman.

    • Lawyers; Portraits
    • John S. Jackman was born in 1841 in Carroll County, Kentucky. His education took place in the county of his birth, but was interrupted when he joined the Confederate army, enrolling in the Ninth Kentucky Infantry of the First Kentucky Brigade. He...
    • 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...
    • BELLE OF THE BENDS, 1898 - 1909.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • BELLE OF THE BENDS, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (210 ft. x 32.6 ft. x 7.4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1898. Owned by Vicksburg & Greenville Packet Co., BELLE OF THE BENDS operated on the lower Mississippi River between Greenville and...
    • GREY EAGLE, 1892.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Stern and port side of GREY EAGLE, almost complete, sitting with steam up, at the bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. GREY EAGLE, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (250 ft. x 40 ft. x 5.5 ft.), was built by Howard in 1892. Owned by Eagle Packet...
    • CITY OF MEMPHIS, 1898.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • CITY OF MEMPHIS, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (200 ft. x 36 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard Shipyard in 1898. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., she operated on the Mississippi River between St. Louis and Memphis initially,...
    • SENATOR CORDILL, 1901 - 1902.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat engines; Launchings; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • SENATOR CORDILL, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (170 ft. x 33 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1902. Owned by Vicksburg & Natchez Packet Co., SENATOR CORDILL operated on the Mississippi River in the Vicksburg and Natchez areas initially,...
    • SUNRISE, 1897.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • SUNRISE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (180 ft. x 36 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Red River Line, she operated on the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Vicksburg. SUNRISE burned at New Orleans, Louisiana on...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • J.H. MENGE, 1909.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • J.H. MENGE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (188 ft. x 38 ft. x 5.8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1910. Owned by Mississippi Packet Co., J.H. MENGE operated on the Mississippi River between New Orleans and the Ouachita River initially, and then...
    • H.ST.L. COPPEE, 1904.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • H.ST.L. COPPEE, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (140 ft. x 30 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1904. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Vicksburg District, H.ST.L. COPPEE operated on the lower Mississippi River. H.ST.L. COPPEE...

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