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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

February 1916

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January 2, 1916 to March 17, 1916


 

on new Gunnel Hull Boat #2   puting on her the Steamer Fulton Engines  the Little Fred nigger and rigging  the Clipper's Doctor and steering rigging   Boats #2 and #3 have new 24" II Beam C. Timbers

Sunday January 2, 1916  fine day  Sunshine  some wind

River rising Thursday January 27, 1916

work at the Marine Ways almost done  nearly all the men Laid off

Size of New Gunnel Boats built at the Marine Ways in the Fall & Winter of 1915 - 1916
#1 - after Active    L. overall 162' 5" - W. 26' 7 "
#2 - Beacon        L. overall 162' 11" - W. 26' 7"
#3 - Conqueror   L. overall 162' 9 " - W. 26' 8"

The #1 Active then - Helca - then Reliance

the aft nigger on these boats - Active - the Wash Honshell    Beacon - the Steamer Fulton     Conqueror the Mariner

Boat #1  Active  taken away by J.C. Risher  Tuesday January 5, 1916  for Shaft and Boilers

February 19, 1916 new Boats # 2 and 3 ready Boilers

Week ending Saturday February 19, 1916  building new rakes on some coal barges

March 17, 1916  temperatures down 10 above - 6" snow and a High River   coldest St. Patrick I have known

January 2, 1916 to March 17, 1916

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