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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

June 1916

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May 16, 1916 to September 30, 1916


 

New Gunnel Hull Boat Active back to the Ways

I am building new wheel - new Pitman - and Outfiting her   the Men are - John Duke - Ward Wiegel - Bob Murphy - George Herget - Amos Meyers - Joe Baur - M. Cline - Wm. Hodgson - George Bennet - F. Wunderlich

on #2 and #3 new gunnel Boats   they are taking the Machinery off       they are going to put on compound 14" x 38"   On these are - F. Young - Sam Rhodes - Isia`e Hill ( La) - Albert McClay - Chas Herget

This Morgan is a Bum Supt. I left him again on Monday eve May 15, 1916   went to Dravosburg to work for McCune May 26, 1916         working on Steamer Titan on new stern.   My two boys Will and McKown are at Sandusky, Ohio working as ship carpenters on Lake boats

Back at the Ways July 21, 1916 puting new Hull under Steamer Harry #2 of the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company    Will and Percy back at the Ways July 21, 1916    Harry #2 in and finished Thursday August 3, 1916     Good job and Harry looks fine

I am lining out a new Boat to replace Steamer Braddock of the A.S.& Wire Company 
J. Morgan laid this plan down from Blue Prints furnished him by Tom Dunbar    finished lining frame Tuesday August 15, 1916    Laid her Keel Wednesday 16, 1916    finished planking her Saturday September 30, 1916

May 16, 1916 to September 30, 1916

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