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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

VOYAGER

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Steamer Voyager    Photo of Steamer VOYAGER from collection of William Fels 

Photo from collection of Capt. Robert Eberhart, dated 6/6/1919  Steamer VOYAGER 

Read about some of the repair work performed on the VOYAGER at the Elizabeth Marine Ways: May 1902, February 1919 February 1920, and December 1922

 

From collection of Capt. Robert Eberhart    Wheel of Steamer VOYAGER

The photo above left is a close up of the VOYAGER at Elizabeth Marine Ways taken during April 1918.  Click here to view the photos showing the boats docked at Elizabeth Marine Ways.

The photo above right shows the wheel of the VOYAGER at an unknown marine ways and on unknown date, it would be easy to say that the photo was taken during August, 1918  prior to the VOYAGER being put back in the water after nine months at the Ways, but this is not known.

 

Invoice from the collection of Barbara Ritts, her grandfather C. E. Ritts Sr.was a pilot and then Supt. of  River Transportation for Crucible Steel from 1912 to 1952

This invoice from Pittsburgh Coal Company, who owned Elizabeth Marine Ways at the time of this invoice, to Crucible Steel shows the sale of the bell from the Steamer VOYAGER to Crucible Steel.  JW wrote in his journal that the VOYAGER was at the Elizabeth Marine Ways during this time period having major repairs that took several weeks to complete.

 

From collection of Robert Eberhart.  Date is unknown, individuals in photo are unknown.  From collection of Robert Eberhart   

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