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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

FRED WILSON

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Steamer FRED WILSON  This postcard view of the previous photo indicates the photo was taken during one of its trips to  Elizabeth,  the name Elizabeth is visible below the boat.   FRED WILSON photo from collection of William Fels  

   Steamers LITTLE FRED and FRED WILSON

The Steamer FRED WILSON is first mentioned by JW on August 29, 1898 when the boat is at the O'Neil Boat Yard.  On September 24, 1898 JW works on this boat until 2 AM and on June 20, 1903 the boat receives a new hull.  On May 29, 1904 JW records that the boat had exploded its boilers with the lost of lives.  There are additional entries about the FRED WILSON which can be found by using the search engine on the Home Page.

Photo of Steamers FRED WILSON  STELLA MOREN  CLIPPER from collection of William Fels   

A triple header. This photo of the Steamers  CLIPPER, STELLA MOREN, and FRED WILSON is dated early 1900s as the FRED WILSON exploded her boilers during May 1904.

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