Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

January 29,1925

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January 19, 1925 to February 4, 1925


Steamer Voyager Docked January 19, 1925    takeing out the old wood supply well along the S. Side F of ER door and building a new wood well 3ft X 6ft inside merus (measure ??) - building this as near the middle kelson as possible    Repairs to the side - the old opening on the side and deck all cut out and repaired - puting in new 9" Pipe and fiting new strainers etc    We made general repairs all around    this time the weather was cold and this was a big job    In the River Monday evening January 26, 1925      Partly pulled her out again January 29, 1925 to repair a leeking 4" valve. The engineer let her frieze up and the pipe fitters are working on her up to February 4, 1925   she is all finished February 6, 1925

January 24, 1925  repaired broke Pitman strap on Steamer Hibernia

February 4, 1925   Docked Steel Barge 309 to examine her    she was reported bulkeld (buckled)    We found her straight and level with several dents around her sides and knuckles

January 19, 1925 to February 4, 1925

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