Category Archives: Steamships and Steamboats

Dichmann, Wright & Pugh, Inc.

Dichmann, Wright & Pugh illustration of funnel marks, undated. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Dichmann, Wright & Pugh, Inc. Dichmann, Wright & Pugh was Norfolk, Virginia was a firm that operated steam-powered passenger and cargo vessels. About the collection … Continue reading

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Pugh, David P.

David P. Pugh collection of average adjustment statements, 1897–1938. 3 boxes, 1 folder (1.08 linear feet). About David P. Pugh David P. Pugh worked for H.C. Knight, a firm that performed average adjustments for the Average Adjusters Association of the … Continue reading

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Philadelphia (Ship)

Philadelphia (Ship) logbooks, 1891–1902. 3 volumes (0.2 linear feet). About the ship Philadelphia SS Philadelphia was built by William Cramp and Sons in Philadelphia. The ship was operated by the Red D Line and transported passengers, goods, and mail between … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Steam Navigation Company

Massachusetts Steam Navigation Company records, 1816–1818. 1 box, 1 volume (0.25 linear feet). About Massachusetts Steam Navigation Company The Massachusetts Steam Navigation Company was formed in 1816 and formally incorporated in 1817. The company financed the building of the steamboat … Continue reading

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American Mail Line

American Mail Line photograph albums, 1960s. 1 box, 5 volumes (1.5 linear feet). About American Mail Line The American Mail Line vessels SS American Mail, SS Indian Mail, SS Korean Mail, SS Hong Kong Mail, and SS Alaskan Mail were … Continue reading

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Clark, Edward O.

Edward O. Clark papers, 1840–1990. 14 boxes, plus 1 oversize folder (16.5 linear feet). About Edward O. Clark Edward O. Clark (1918-1994) was a marine historian and photographer. Clark was born in New York and later lived in Chalfont, Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

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Hackenberg, J. Frederick

J. Frederick Hackenberg scrapbooks and clippings, 1881–1939. 1 box, 5 volumes (1 linear foot). About J. Frederick Hackenberg J. (John) Frederick Hackenberg, 1906-1956, lived in Milton, Pennsylvania. About the collection Five scrapbooks and one box of news clippings, advertisements, postcards, … Continue reading

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Wood, Edward F.R.

E.F.R. Wood papers, 1856–1959. 4 boxes, and 1 small box (2 linear feet). About Edward F.R. Wood Edward F.R. Wood, Jr. (1921-2000) was a vice president in the trust department of PNC Bank and an author of histories of sailing … Continue reading

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Cumbria (Steamship)

Cumbria (Steamship) logbooks, 1862. 1 volume, 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Collection information currently unavailable. Please contact us for information about this collection. Types of material Ships’ logs Crew lists

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El Dorado (Steamboat)

El Dorado (Steamboat) admeasurements, 1849. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Admeasurements of Steamboat El Dorado, built in Wilmington, Del. by Thomas Young for Geo. W. Aspinwall, Esq. of Philadelphia. Gives length, breadth, depth, tonnage and rigging details. … Continue reading

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