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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

RAYMOND HORNER

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An early mention of the RAYMOND HORNER is from December 1902 to March 1903 when it had major repairs.  The boat also had repair work January 1910 and June 1915 at the Ways. 

The photo on the top right shows the RAYMOND HORNER at the Elizabeth Marine Ways. The photo bottom right is a close up of the RAYMOND HORNER as seen in a photo of the ALICE BROWN.

The RAYMOND HORNER ended at the Elizabeth Marine Ways Boneyard. Read about this boat when it is towed away from the boneyard to be destroyed in March 1925.

 

The RAYMOND HORNER was involved in a fatal accident on October 15, 1906 with the death of Pilot Howard Crawford, below is information concerning this accident.

From S&D Reflector December 1974  Newspaper account of accident from collection of Edward Crawford

The Pittsburgh Press dated October 16, 1906 account of this accident can be found at:

http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=VS0bAAAAIBAJ&sjid=tEgEAAAAIBAJ&pg=1228,3304012&dq=horner&hl=en

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