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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

May 3, 1924

 

 

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May 3, 1924 to May 9, 1924


 

Steamer Harry #2 Docked March 2, 1924   off the Ways May 10, 1924     All new Hull - new Cylinder timbers - new deck beams and M deck - 8 new II beams on the head - new Head log - new 5" II beam ridge pole - new 4" Beam Carlin1 - rudder new - new S. bulkhead - new wood and II beam Boiler beams - new guards and fantails - new Samson posts and wheel chain braces - Boiler deck most all new - new W. Pine pitmans - new sheave boxes and all completely from stem to stern - new steam steering outfit - my Boy William was to sick to finish this Job and I looked after it. Sam Morgan was Engineer on the Harry - coaled and steam up May 23, 1924   away May 27, 1924 at 3 PM    she looked fine

May 3, 1924 unloading car of 2 " fir Decking

Steamer Beacon away 3 PM May 3, 1924    new rist pin - new C. Head and rod keys - repairs to Transom - Boiler deck - yawls calked - new fenders at E. R. Door - Painted by the Crew - Jim Frish Mate

Steamer Beacon in May 8, 1924    two broke Pitman straps on Lar. F end - repaired and Boat out at 12:30 PM May 9, 1924

1  A beam that supported an upper deck or roof

May 3, 1924 to May 9, 1924

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