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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

ROBERT JENKINS

Home ] Up ] FALLIE ] COAL CITY ] PACIFIC NO. 2 ] ACORN ] JIM WOOD ] VOLUNTEER ] DAVE WOOD ] THE LEADER ] CLIPPER ] CHARLES BROWN ] JAMES MOREN ] MARINER ] HORNET NO. 2 ] MAYFLOWER ] [ ROBERT JENKINS ] JAMES G. BLAINE ] Scows ] DEFENDER ] CHARLEY HOOK ] WINNIFRED ] MAGGIE ] T. J. WOOD ] I. N. BUNTON No. 2 ] HARRY P. JONES ] TOM LYSLE ]

 

 

 

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Photo of Steamer ROBERT JENKINS from collection of William Fels   From collection of unknown riverbuff, location appears to be Monongahela, PA

The first mention of the ROBERT JENKINS being at the Elizabeth Marine Way is May 17, 1900.  This boat is mentioned numerous times after this including being in the Boneyard during December 1915.  She comes out of the boneyard, sometime during 1917, and has various repairs at EMW on November 1, 1917.  The final entry is on August 3, 1920, a "Big Job" when she is almost rebuilt.  Please use the search engine on Home Page to find all entries relating to this boat.

 

From collection of Capt. Robert Eberhart    From collection of Capt. Robert Eberhart    From collection of Capt. Robert Eberhart   

These three photos are close up shots of the ROBERT JENKINS taken during April 1918 while the boat was being repaired from sinking several months prior.  Click here to view the photos showing the boats docked at Elizabeth Marine Ways.

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