Legendary Steamboat Captain, Calliopist ‘Doc’ Hawley Remembered Legendary Steamboat Captain, Calliopist ‘Doc’ Hawley Remembered
Legendary Steamboat Captain, Calliopist ‘Doc’ Hawley Remembered

Legendary calliopist and steamboat master Capt. Clarke Campbell “Doc” Hawley, a native of Charleston, W.Va., and a near-50-year resident of New Orleans, died November 12 from complications related to throat… 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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