The Matt F. Allen The Matt F. Allen
The Matt F. Allen

Built in 1887 for a contract cost of $5,800, the packet Matt F. Allen was a product of the Howard Shipyard at Jeffersonville, Ind. Constructed on a wooden hull measuring… Read More

(The planned Jeffboat closure) is sadly not surprising and with the new regulations of Subchapter M and again, just like what was experienced in the ’70s when towboats were being… Read More

If ever the clichéd phrase “end of an era” was apt, the permanent closing of Jeffboat truly qualifies. The Jeffersonville, Ind., shipyard and its parent company, ACBL, have been at… Read More

The Sidewheeler Tarascon

January 15, 2018

For a contract cost of $40,900, the beautiful sidewheeler Tarascon was constructed on a wooden hull (250 feet in length by 38 feet in width) at Jeffersonville, Ind., in 1863… Read More

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