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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

June 1912

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May 27, 1912 to June 18, 1912


 

Steamer Volcano docked Monday May 27, 1912 for repairs   Pancost  Foreman

Steamer Monitor docked Tuesday June 4, 1912  she was sunk by the wicketts at Dam #3  Ohio River   has a hole in her Forward port side 4 x 10 ft  we did considerable repairing this time  in the River Tuesday June 11, 1912    Al Ackard  Captain

Steamer Volcano in the river Wednesday June 12, 1912

Steamer Ranger in June 12, 1912

Steamer Little Fred Docked June 13, 1912   she is in bad shape haveing been sunk and turned over down the Ohio River

Steamer Lee H. Brooks docked June 14, 1912   Pancost Foreman

Heavy rains Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 - 1912

Steamer Ranger and left under own steam June 18, 1912 with new Hull from stem to stern  also new cylinder timbers and upper works completely repaired   this is one of my best jobs.  Big Bill is Mate
F. Young put down the Machinery  I had 26 men on this job   the old gang with these new ones  John Thurman ( ?) - John Bucy - Al Rafferty - George Bailey - Dave Burk  La

went on Steamer Little Fred Tuesday June 18, 1912  takeing down her chimneys and geting her cleaned up   she was back in the river June 25, 1912

May 27, 1912 to June 18, 1912

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