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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

December 1915

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December 18, 1915 to January 1, 1916


 

December 1915 Wrecking Steamers Little Fred and Wash Honshell

Wm. Kennedy Age 68  Watchman on the condemned Steamers Clipper and Cadet drowned Saturday morning December 18, 1915 at 7:20 AM. Body not found. His body after many weeks was found at East Liverpool, Ohio in the neighborhood of his Home.

High water Saturday December 18, 1915 at 6:30 PM   the two new gunnel boats #2 and #3 floated safely off today

Christmas 1915 Rain until 4:30 PM then snow

Steamer W.K. Field  new Hull build 1915  almost all new inside and out. Rudders and wheel repaired

Steamer Voyager Docked December 15, 1915  puting in new Boiler Beam  geting ready for new Boilers

Old Steamers Cadet and Wash Honshell wrecked at mouth of Fallen Run December 19, 1915

January 1, 1916 hard rain all day

on new gunnel Boat #3  puting on her Steamer Reliefs Engines - the Cadets Doctor and light Engine steering gear and Nigger steam pipes and outfiting

December 18, 1915 to January 1, 1916

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