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    • E.R. ANDREWS, 1894.

    • E.R. ANDREWS, 1894.

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

    • E.R. ANDREWS, a stern-wheel towboat with a composite hull (165 ft. x 32.5 ft. x 5.2 ft.), was built at Howard in 1894. Owned by Campbell's Creek Coal in Cincinnati, she operated on the Kanawha and Ohio Rivers, towing coal to Cincinnati and...
    • A.D. ALLEN, 1901.

    • 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...
    • CITY OF BATON ROUGE, 1916.

    • 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 LOUISVILLE, 1894 - 1918.

    • CITY OF LOUISVILLE, 1894 - 1918.

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

    • CITY OF LOUISVILLE, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (301 ft. x 42.7 ft. x 7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1894. Owned by Louisville & Cincinnati Packet Co., CITY OF LOUISVILLE operated on the Ohio River between Louisville and Cincinnati. She...
    • CITY OF WARSAW, 1895.

    • CITY OF WARSAW, 1895.

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

    • CITY OF WARSAW, a stern-wheel ferry with wood hull (100 ft. x 35.4 ft. x 3.1 ft.), was built at Howard in 1895. Owned by Frank Myers, she operated in the Cairo, Illinois area and was taken out of service after 1908.
    • G.W. THOMAS, 1901.

    • G.W. THOMAS, 1901.

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

    • G.W. THOMAS, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (173.5 ft. x 28 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1901. Owned by Peoples Coal Co. in Pittsburgh, she operated on the upper Ohio River. G.W. THOMAS was sold and renamed ALICIA in 1913 and then...
    • SHILOH, 1902.

    • 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...
    • STANDARD, 1914.

    • STANDARD, 1914.

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

    • STANDARD, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (130.2 ft. x 30.8 ft. x 5.8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1914. Owned by Standard Oil Company, STANDARD operated on the Mississippi River between Alton, Illinois and Memphis, Tennessee. This was...
    • MONTGOMERY, 1926.

    • MONTGOMERY, 1926.

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

    • MONTGOMERY, a propeller towboat with steel hull (140 ft. x 24 ft. x 8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1920. Owned by Federal Barge Line, MONTGOMERY operated on the Warrior and Tombigbee Rivers in Alabama initially and later on the Illinois River. Her...
    • GENERAL H.L. ABBOT, 1896.

    • GENERAL H.L. ABBOT, 1896.

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

    • GENERAL H.L. ABBOT, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (170 ft. x 32 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1895. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the St. Louis district, GENERAL H.L. ABBOT operated on the Mississippi River. She was renamed...
    • ROB'T E. LEE (Way #4778), 1876 - 1885.

    • 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...
    • GOUVERNEUR, 1926.

    • GOUVERNEUR, 1926.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Boat engines; Launchings; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • GOUVERNEUR, an electric stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (121.9 ft. x 23 ft. x 5 ft.), was built in 1926 at Howard Ship Yard and Dock Company in Jeffersonville.
    • WM. McCLELLAND, 1901.

    • WM. McCLELLAND, 1901.

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

    • WM. McCLELLAND, a sternwheel towboat with wood hull (150 ft. x 28 ft. x 4.5 ft.), was built in 1901 at Howard Ship Yard and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by Wiggins Ferry Company in St. Louis, WM. McCLELLAND operated in the St....
    • HELEN H., 1928 - 1930.

    • 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.
    • BLUFF CITY, 1896.

    • 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...
    • NORTHERN, 1908 - 1936.

    • NORTHERN, 1908 - 1936.

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

    • NORTHERN, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (125 ft. x 26 ft. x 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1908. Owned by E. T. Slider in Louisville, Kentucky, NORTHERN operated on the Ohio River near Louisville, towing sand and gravel. She was dismantled...
    • BOWLING GREEN, 1904.

    • BOWLING GREEN, 1904.

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

    • BOWLING GREEN, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (122 ft. x 32 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1904. Owned by Evansville & Bowling Green Packet Co., she operated on the Green River and sank at South Carrollton, Kentucky on March 31, 1920.
    • CITY OF CINCINNATI, 1899 - 1918.

    • CITY OF CINCINNATI, 1899 - 1918.

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

    • CITY OF CINCINNATI, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (300 ft. x 38 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1899. Owned by Louisville & Cincinnati Packet Co., CITY OF CINCINNATI operated on the Ohio River opposite the City of Louisville. Every...
    • SENATOR CORDILL, 1901 - 1902.

    • 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...
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