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    • Barge launch, 1894.

    • 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...
    • G.W. HILL, 1909.

    • G.W. HILL, 1909.

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

    • G.W. HILL, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (190 ft. x 36 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1909. Owned by G. W. Hill, the boat operated in the St. Louis -Calhoun County area initially and, after being converted to an excursion boat, on the...
    • TITAN, 1930.

    • TITAN, 1930.

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

    • TITAN, 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, TITAN operated on the upper Ohio River. She was sold for scrap in 1953.
    • CHICOT, 1924.

    • CHICOT, 1924.

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

    • CHICOT, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (107.2 ft. x 23.5 ft. x 4.8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1925. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Vicksburg district, she operated on the lower Mississippi River. In 1941, CHICOT was sold to...
    • HENRY WATTERSON, 1923-1929.

    • HENRY WATTERSON, 1923-1929.

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

    • HENRY WATTERSON on ways at Madison, Indiana. HENRY WATTERSON, a side-wheel ferry with steel hull (170 ft. x 48 ft. x 7.4 ft.), was originally named ANDREW CHRISTY (Way #0256). She was built in 1897 by Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company. Owned by...
    • WM. LARIMER JONES, 1930.

    • 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...
    • J.J. HENNEN, 1928.

    • J.J. HENNEN, 1928.

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

    • J.J. HENNEN, a propeller tugboat with a diesel engine and steel hull (76 ft. x 18 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1928. Owned by Capt. J. J. Hennen, the boat operated on the Ohio River initially and later on the Green River. J.J. HENNEN was...
    • HOMER SMITH, 1914.

    • 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...
    • WASH GRAY, 1895.

    • WASH GRAY, 1895.

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

    • WASH GRAY, a steam propelled tugboat with wood hull (90 ft. x 19 ft. x 8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1895. Owned by John Huffman, WASH GRAY operated in the Louisville area. She was sold to the Combine in 1900 and then to Mexico in 1920. She sank...
    • PATRICIA BARRETT, 1927.

    • PATRICIA BARRETT, 1927.

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

    • PATRICIA BARRETT under construction on ways at Howard Shipyard. A well pump is in the foreground. PATRICIA BARRETT, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (175 ft. x 40 ft. x 6.4 ft.), was built by Howard in 1927. Owned by Barrett Line in...
    • CAPE GIRARDEAU, 1923.

    • CAPE GIRARDEAU, 1923.

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

    • Starboard side of CAPE GIRARDEAU, under construction on ways at Howard Shipyard. CAPE GIRARDEAU, a stern-wheel packet with steel hull (210 ft. x 38 ft. x 6.5 ft.), was built in 1923. Owned by Eagle Packet Company in St. Louis, CAPE GIRARDEAU...
    • INCO No.1, 1915 - 1916.

    • 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...
    • PARLOR CITY, 1892.

    • PARLOR CITY, 1892.

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

    • PARLOR CITY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (125 ft. x 25 ft. x 3.7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1892. Owned by Capt. L. Brunner, PARLOR CITY operated on the Ouachita River. She was struck by the NATCHEZ while docked at New Orleans in October,...
    • SCIMITAR II, 1905.

    • 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...
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