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  1. CITY OF ALTON

    CITY OF ALTON

    Home port Philadelphia. Built by American International Shipbuilding Company, Hog Island, Pennsylvania, 1919. - 5590 gross tons; - 410 (bp) feet long; - 46 feet wide. - Steam turbine engine, single screw. - Service speed 11.5 knots. Built for U.S. Shipping Board, in 1919 and named City of Alt
  2. Philadelphia

    Philadelphia

    American Line Early 20th century deck scene - compare with:http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=891506&nocache=1
  3. Philadelphia

    Philadelphia

    Outside dock gate Philadelphia. Probably near Pier 38 or thereabouts.
  4. Philadelphia

    Philadelphia

    American Line Built 1889 by J&G Thomson 10,649 gross tons, 527 foot x 41 foot, speed @ 19 knots ex City of Paris - Inman Line 1893 - Became American Line Paris 1895 - Government Service as Yale 1899 - Went ashore on the Manacles - rebuilt as Philadelphia 1917 - 1919 Became USS Harrisburg 1922
  5. Philadelphia

    Philadelphia

    Built 1889 by J&G Thomson as City of Paris for Inman Line 10,669 gross tons, 537 foot x 41 foot beam @ 19 knots 1893 became American Line 'Paris' 1895 on Government service as 'Yale' 1899 went ashore on the Manacles - rebuilt as 'Philadelphia' 1917 - 1919 became 'USS Harrisburg' 1922 sold to Ne
  6. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad tugboat MAJ. HENRY BREWERTON

    Baltimore & Ohio Railroad tugboat MAJ. HENRY BREWERTON

    The B&O Railroad tug MAJ. HENRY BREWERTON resting at Pier 62 South Wharves, Delaware River, Philadelphia, on March 12, 1938. At the time, the tug was out of service awaiting a sale to new owners. The BREWERTON was built in Baltimore in 1857 and operated there until transferred to Philadelp
  7. S/S ALTAIR (Ex SEALAND FINANCE)

    S/S ALTAIR (Ex SEALAND FINANCE)

    The ALTAIR, waiting at Philadelphia for us to tow it to Avondale Shipyard in New Orleans for converstion to a Rapid Deployment Ro/Ro in November of 1983.
  8. Hungover

    Hungover

    Me again. Hungover after a 'fun' night in Philadelphia. I was chief on the GAUNTLET, a Crowley Invader Class tug and we were preparing to tow one of the SL-7's from Philly to New Orleans for the conversion to a Rapid Deployment Ro/Ro. This was in mid to late November of 1983.
  9. Philadelphia Waterfront

    Philadelphia Waterfront

    Philadelphia Skyline and Penns Landing with Moshulu in September 2005
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