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    • 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...
    • INDIANA, 1900.

    • 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...
    • SAINT LOUIS, 1912.

    • SAINT LOUIS, 1912.

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

    • SAINT LOUIS, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (210 ft. x 37 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1912. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., she operated on the Mississippi and Tennessee Rivers. SAINT LOUIS snagged at Sulphur...
    • JOHN K. SPEED, 1892-1902.

    • JOHN K. SPEED, 1892-1902.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats

    • Stern wheeler JOHN K. SPEED on the Ohio River near Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. JOHN K. SPEED, a stern wheel packet with a wood hull (261 ft. x 42 ft. x 8 ft.) was built in Madison, Indiana in 1892. Owned by...
    • JOHN K. SPEED, 1892-1902.

    • JOHN K. SPEED, 1892-1902.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats

    • Stern wheeler JOHN K. SPEED on the Ohio River near Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. JOHN K. SPEED, a stern wheel packet with a wood hull (261 ft. x 42 ft. x 8 ft.) was built in Madison, Indiana in 1892. Owned by...
    • BOB BLANKS, 1903.

    • 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...
    • CITY OF CLIFTON, 1893.

    • CITY OF CLIFTON, 1893.

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

    • CITY OF CLIFTON, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (190 ft. x 36 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1900. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., CITY OF CLIFTON operated in the St. Louis area. She was originally ordered by the Lee...
    • ALMA and launch of barge, 1900.

    • ALMA and launch of barge, 1900.

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

    • Men riding wooden barge named "Maud" down the ways and onto the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana in 1900. Stern wheel packet ALMA is under construction at the bank of the river. ALMA (Way #0189),...
    • TENNESSEE, ANDREW CHRISTY and JAMES LEE, 1897.

    • TENNESSEE, ANDREW CHRISTY and JAMES LEE, 1897.

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

    • Sternwheel packet TENNESSEE (Way #5339), ferry ANDREW CHRISTY (Way #256) and side wheel packet JAMES LEE (Way #2934) lined up along the banks of the Ohio River while they are nder construction at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville),...
    • CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1136), 1902.

    • CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1136), 1902.

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

    • CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1136), a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (200 ft. x 36 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1902. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., she operated on the Mississippi River and sank at Dog Tooth Bend about...
    • AMERICA (Way #241), 1917 - 1930.

    • AMERICA (Way #241), 1917 - 1930.

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

    • Port side of side-wheeler AMERICA (Way #241), loaded with passengers, at the bank of the Ohio River in Madison, Indiana. AMERICA, a side-wheel packet and excursion boat with wood hull (285 ft. x 45 ft. x 6 ft.), was built in 1917 at Howard...
    • H.M. CARTER, 1906.

    • H.M. CARTER, 1906.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Shipping; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • H.M. CARTER, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (155 ft. x 28 ft. x 3.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1901 and received a new cabin there in 1906. Owned by Carter Packet Company in New Orleans, H.M. CARTER operated on the lower Mississippi River...
    • GOLD DUST, 1901.

    • GOLD DUST, 1901.

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

    • GOLD DUST, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (170 ft. x 34 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1901. Owned by Louisville & Evansville Packet Co., GOLD DUST operated on the Ohio River between the two cities. She burned and was lost on her...
    • CLYDE (Way #1202), 1894.

    • CLYDE (Way #1202), 1894.

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

    • CLYDE (Way #1202), a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (181 ft. x 32.5 ft. x 5.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1894. She had a unique "split" paddlewheel. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., she operated on the Mississippi...
    • GREY EAGLE, 1892.

    • 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.

    • 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...
    • WM. GARIG, 1904 - 1918.

    • WM. GARIG, 1904 - 1918.

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

    • WM. GARIG, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (175 ft. x 35 ft. x 5.2 ft.), was built at Howard in 1904. Owned by Baton Rouge & Bayou Sara Packet Co., WM. GARIG operated on the lower Mississippi and Ouachita Rivers. In 1918, she was sold to...
    • ED MYER, 1909.

    • ED MYER, 1909.

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

    • ED MYER, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (124.8 ft. x 22 ft. x 3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1909. Owned by Carthage Packet Co., she operated on the upper Cumberland River, but was often chartered for the Louisville-Evansville trade during low...
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