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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

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This page is a listing of river men who died prior to 1926.


 

These river men are all gone.

Jack Horn                   Carp                Aug 1, 1923 

C. H. Moffat (fisher)    Calk - Carp     Aug 11, 1923

Captain Sam Hendrixson                     Aug 12, 1923

Dick Pancost               Sawyer           Mar 26, 1924

Geo. Collins                Carp               July 30, 1924      drowned 

John Wilson                 Carp              Aug 31, 1924

Frank Worcester            Joiner            Aug 24, 1924

John Applegate             Carp             Oct 19, 1924

Windy Gilmer               Watchman      Jan 22, 1925

Capt. Ed Pugh                              Feb 23, 1925

Capt. Joe Robbins                           April 22, 1925

Wash Dyer                    Carp         Aug 11,1925

Ed Wright                    Carp         Oct 3, 1925

Geo. Bohlander                              Oct 10, 1925

Jim Downer                   Engineer     Nov 11, 1925

Louis Shirley   Mate and Watchman   Dec 6, 1925            drowned

Wm. Bost                     Carp         Feb 15, 1926           drowned

Tom Lambert                Carp          April 1921              killed 

Nat Wycoff                   Carp         April 25, 1892         drowned

Wm. (whitey ?) McKee    Calk - Carp   May 22, 1912

Wm. Wiegel the first Supt of the Ways died Wed May 17, 1905, he was sick a long time.

Jim Long                       Calk               Oct 30, 1910

Geo. McKee                  Ship Carpenter       -----------

Feb 27, 1924 at 6:35 AM. the Watchman on the old Steam Boats across the river from the Ways raised an alarm. I sent 2 men over, they found the Pump Boat sinking, sent the third man over taking with him an extra Cyphon with him, they saved her.

J. Walter Hay              February 18, 1920    Suddenly

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