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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

December 1912

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November 17, 1912 to January 17, 1913


 

Steamer J.C. Risher on the upper yard for new cylinder timbers and a new Hull - 2 ft wider than old Hull  this is my job at this time  we set her Wheel 16" further aft

Steamer Cadet out week of November 17, 1912   Pancost Foreman

Steamer James Moren in and finished November 27, 1912 Wednesday      left on own steam November 30

Steamer Rival docked Wednesday November 27, 1912

Steamer Valiant Docked Saturday December 21, 1912 for caulking all over and other   left the Risher to get Moren ready

Steamer Cruiser (steel) Docked Saturday December 28, 1912 to have some new Rivets drove in her bottom  back in December 31, 1912 in good shape    the last Docking for 1912

High water Thursday January 9, 1913 - 29 ft

High River Sunday January 12, 1913 - 28 ft

Steamer Valiant let down to the water and new Boilers put on board Monday January 6, 1913  worked till 7 PM geting chain coupled up      she floated off next day by River rising   towed away Friday January 17, 1913 by Steamer Twilight    Brookhart Captain   Mate Chas. Garner

November 17, 1912 to January 17, 1913

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