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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

May 1911

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April 11, 1911 to May 17, 1911


 

doing small repairs on Barge Louisville    Hen. McCreary and R. McQuawn are the gang

Saturday April 5, 1911  Steamer Duquesne Docked.  Frank Hyatt  Capt.   Hog chains all broke on St Side  repaired them and put new side relief chains and braces 7' above the roof   this is a big boat  Width  42' 2"  Length was all  245' 6"  she left under steam April 21, 1911  Thursday eve

Wednesday April 26, 1911  Steamer T.P. Roberts - US Dredge #2 and Scows #3 and #4   all US Eng.  out on the Ways  all for repairs   I have 12 men on the Roberts  ( details in little book)

First day of May 1911  heavy showers and thunder

Heavy frost on Thursday May 4, 1911  same on the 5th

Steamer T.P. Roberts - Dredge #2 - scows 3 and 4 in the River  May 4, 1911   Dredge finished May 5, 1911

Friday May 5, 1911  Steamer Robert Jenkins docked for new sides and other repairs   have 6 Men on her.  Saturday May 6 was ordered to lay off:  J. Reed - F.Young - L. Curry - Wunderlich - McNamee - Wiegel sent me 5 men of another gang

Steamer Clipper out and in May 8, 1911  repaired fantail and shoe pipes.

Finished Planking Robert Jenkins May 17, 1911

April 11, 1911 to May 17, 1911

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