The Ben Hur Was Accident-Prone The Ben Hur Was Accident-Prone
The Ben Hur Was Accident-Prone

Editor’s note: Keith Norrington is retiring as Old Boat columnist for The Waterways Journal after a decade of weekly columns. His final column will appear April 4; until then, we… Read More

The Silver Moon

February 20, 2022

The steamer Silver Moon was notably a unique vessel. The boat was designed and built specifically to fit into the short locks of the Louisville & Portland Canal. Constructed in… Read More

The H.G. Hill

January 29, 2022

An attractive sternwheeler built by the Ayer & Lord Marine Ways at Paducah, Ky., in 1918, the H.G. Hill was 165 feet in length by 30 feet in width. The… Read More

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