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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

A Journal of daily activities at the Elizabeth Marine Ways 1898 to 1925 

June 1911

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May 26, 1911 to July 11, 1911


 

Steamer Robert Jenkins in and finished Friday May 26, 1911

Steamer Alice Brown on the Ways Thursday May 25, 1911   Peter Boli Captain   broke 4 chains getting her out   Geo is new boiler House man   Wm Pancost haveing quit May 20, 1911

Steamer Volunteer docked May 31, 1911  have 8 men on her  Pancost has 8 men on this job   Volunteer in and left down river June 3, 1911 with a Bulldozer in tow  Loaded with Boat and Barge Pumps.  Jack Grace  Captain  Wm. McGinnes  Eng.

Steamer Robert Jenkins Dock, Tuesday June 13, 1911 for new push    wheel chain braces   finished and out Wednesday eve June 14, 1911

new work on Steamer Alice Brown  3/4 of new bottom  1319 Lin ft   3 1/2 x 7 floores  1616 Lin ft -  3 x 7 slap jack  2448 Lin ft bottom plank - 2 pcs Kelson  one 8' x 8"  one 17" x 24"  Kelson forard slapjacked and S bolted - 3 stern posts  new side relief braces up through the roof - pcs of stern  2 new ash wells and similar repairs all around  finished to go away July 8, 1911

Thursday June 22  went on Steamer Harry P. Jones to help the other gang  this was a big job  have the same old gang with the addition of Oakey Howard  water boy - Geo. Collins - Isiah Hands - H. Pancost - Harry Crena - Frank Kayster - 24 men in all

Steamer Boaz on cradles July 6, 1911  Hauled to the upper yard Friday July 6, 1911  -  Friday August 17, 1911  Boaz chained up and ready for the River.  Frank Gould  Captain   Jess Price  Mate

Harry P. Jones in the river July 3, 1911  left her and went on the Boaz

May 26, 1911 to July 11, 1911

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