Category Archives: Marine Engineering

Lord, Mount Cloud

Mount Cloud Lord papers, 1892–1944. 1 box, 1 volume, plus 1 oversize folder (0.5 linear feet). Abstract Correspondence, photographs, certificates and publications relating to Mount Cloud Lord’s service in the U. S. Navy, especially as a Fireman, First Class aboard … Continue reading

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RTC Shipbuilding Co. (Camden, N.J.)

RTC Shipbuilding Co. records, 1934–1965. 19 boxes, 5 folders (7.83 linear feet). About RTC Shipbuilding Co. In 1940, Leroy M. Robinson (president), George R. Taylor (Vice-president), and John P. Carson (secretary and treasurer) formed RTC Shipbuilding Company in Camden, New … Continue reading

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Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company

Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company records, 1916–1986. 12 boxes, 5 flat file drawers, 1 filing cabinet drawer, and several rolled plans (26 linear feet). About Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company The Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company was … Continue reading

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Stellwagen, Henry S.

Henry S. Stellwagen papers, 1820–1921. 1 box, plus 1 oversize folder (0.2 linear feet). About Henry S. Stellwagen Henry Schreiner Stellwagen (1803-1866) was raised in Philadelphia. In his youth he traveled to Calcutta in an East India merchantman. In 1828 … Continue reading

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Ericsson, John

Letter to unknown recipient from John Ericsson, 1860. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About John Ericsson Ericsson, John, 1803-1889. About the collection Ericsson compliments the recipient on the idea of having a safety caloric pumper in every ship. The collection … Continue reading

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Cramp and Sons Ship and Engine Building Company collection

William Cramp and Sons Ship and Engine Building Company collection, 1872–1945. 102 boxes, 36 flat file drawers (42.86 linear feet). About Cramp and Sons William Cramp & Sons Shipbuilding Company of Philadelphia was founded in 1825 by William Cramp. When … 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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Bowes

Thomas D. Bowes, M.E., Associates records, 1905–1982. 43 boxes, 11 volumes, and numerous rolled charts (129.5 linear feet). About Thomas D. Bowes Thomas D. Bowes (1883-1965) graduated from Cornell University in 1905. In the same year, he founded the naval … 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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Pavlik, Frank Leo

Frank L. Pavlik papers, 1924–1996. 2 boxes (2 linear feet). About Frank Leo Pavlik Frank L. Pavlik was a noted naval architect. He worked for Sun Shipbuilding from 1923 until 1972. After his retirement from Sun, he worked as a … Continue reading

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