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  • Subject: Launchings
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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Maneuver boat hull launch, 1931.

    • Tugboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Launch of a steel hull into the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Jeffersonville, Indiana in 1931. The hull (75 ft. x 24 ft. x 4.5 ft.) was builty for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Cincinnati. Towboats CROWN HILL and ED. J. HOWARD are tied to...
    • 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...
    • CHARLEY JUTTE, 1904.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • CHARLEY JUTTE, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (150 ft. x 27 ft. x 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1904. Owned by Jutte Coal Co., CHARLEY JUTTE operated on the upper Ohio and Monongahela Rivers towing coal to steel mills in Pittsburgh. She was...
    • MARK TWAIN, 1931.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Ship equipment & rigging; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • MARK TWAIN, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (157 ft. x 42 ft. x 6 ft.), and the last steam towboat made by Howard, was built in 1931. Owned by Inland Waterways Corporation in St. Louis, she operated on the Mississippi, Ohio and Missouri...
    • PORTERFIELD, 1928.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Ship equipment & rigging; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • PORTERFIELD, a stern-wheel towboat with a diesel engine and steel hull (79 ft. x 18.5 ft. x 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1928 for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Vicksburg district. She was converted to a twin propeller in June, 1946 and...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.

    • 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.
    • 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...
    • ELIZA, launch, 1896.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Towboat ELIZA (Way T0705) slides off the ways and onto the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. H.W. BUTTORFF (Way #2509), left, and BLUFF CITY (Way #655), right, are under construction at the river bank.
    • Towboat hull launch, Howard Shipyard, circa 1904.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Launch of an unidentified sternwheel towboat hull onto the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana in 1904. The boat may have been the NUGENT (Way T1938). The packet JULIEN POYDRAS (Way #3188), which was...
    • 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.
    • CHISCA, 1897.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • CHISCA, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (160 ft. x 30 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Mississippi River Commission, CHISCA operated on the lower Mississippi River in the Memphis area. Her wood hull was replaced with a steel...
    • LORETTA HOWARD, 1929.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • LORETTA HOWARD, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (145 ft. x 30 ft. x 4.9 ft.), was built at Howard in 1929. Owned by Captain Jim Howard, LORETTA HOWARD operated on the Ohio River. She was launched by President Herbert Hoover on October 23,...
    • JUPITER, 1912.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • JUPITER being launched into the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. JUPITER, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (99 ft. x 20 ft. x 4.5 ft.), was built by Howard in 1912. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Memphis, Tennessee district,...

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