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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

1923

 

 

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1923   Steamer Cruiser - Rover


 

Steamer Rover rebuilt 1923 - the old gunnel hull was 23 ft wide   this was a big job and I had a good gang    I laid the floor Plan down    John Duke took up and made the templets   Wm Lynch Jr was Foreman and lined her    made a fine job    she has new boilers  new engines

Depth 4' 8" - Beam 27' 7" - W over all 28' 6" - L on deck 139' 8" - L over all 163 ft - Net Tons 161 - G Tons 237   Depth on head coaled 5 ft - Depth light 3' 8"    The Cabin cut through the center moved out and rebuilt  4 new rooms added - new Pilot House - all new Deck frame and boiler deck new - Double Chains and Braces - new Roof - all new bulkheads - SH Steel Cylinder timbers off the Steamer Pacific #2 - new plummer blocks & brasses - new Pitman and wheel - all new rudders

new Name Cruiser, Model Hull - basket stern
Official number 223361
size of wheel - 36 Bucketts   3 x 12 x 18' 6"
4 - Balance Bucketts   Diameter of wheel 19' 10"
Length of Pitman  34 ft  16 x 16

size of Rudders Stocks  14 x 14 x 14
4" Blade - L of bottom pce Bal 22' 6 - wing 18' 10"
Number of boilers 4 - three built by Walter Long in 1915 - one by James Rees in 1913
Length of Boilers  28 ft   Dia  38"
Boiler supply pipe in forard end  1 in each boiler
Steam Pressure 200 lbs

Engines tandem Condensing Built by James Rees
L of low Pressure 8'7"
L of High Pressure 8' 2
Dia of Low 28
3/4
Dia of High 14
1/4
Stroke 7 ft

 1923    Str Cruiser - Rover

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