Howard Shipyard

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Howard Shipyard - The yew Steamer Tennessee. This magnificent new...
The yew Steamer Tennessee. This magnificent new steamer, which was at our wharf, on Thursday, was visited by many of thfi admirers of fine steam boat architecture. She is in every respect a very superior job, and j we send her out as a specimen of what can b achieved by the combined skiil of the mechanics mechanics of Louisville and New Albany. Her dimensions dimensions are as follows : 225 feet on deck, 30 feet 6 inches beam, and 7 feeold; 4 boilers 42 inches diameter, and 23 feet long; two cylinders 22 inches diameter, 8 feet stroke; she will draw light about 34 inches water. Her hull is from the ship-yard ship-yard ship-yard of our friend, James Murray, and when we say that it is one of the most beautiful models he ever turned oat, and one that will reflect credit on his well established reputattou, we only reflect the opinions oi alt who have loosed at it. tier en giaes were built by Messrs. Hise, Lent &. Co., of N. Albany, and are fine specimens of workmanship. workmanship. The beautiful cabin is the work of Messrs. Sto.ry & Son, also of that place, and reflects credit on their taste. The splendid carpets, rich drapery, and excellent excellent linens, are from the extensive establishment establishment of Messrs. Bent &, Davall, of this city. These gentlemen have acquired an enviable reputation for the superior manner in which they have fitted up boats. They have done full justice to the Tennessee. Her furniture affords the best specimens of the work turned out from the shop of Mr. John Simm. The china, queensware, &.c, was purchased in New Albany, Albany, from Mr. Brooks. The Tennessee is intended for a regular packet between Nashville and New Orleans, and leaves this port on her first trip to the latter place, this morning. May success ever attend her enterprising owners. ! ' )

Clipped from The Louisville Daily Courier21 Mar 1846, SatPage 3

The Louisville Daily Courier (Louisville, Kentucky)21 Mar 1846, SatPage 3
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