Steamship Major Reybold

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01026
Title: Steamship Major Reybold
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Halftone reproduction of photograph showing the steamship Major Reybold at her wharf in Salem, New Jersey. Built in 1853 in Wilmington, Del., the Reybold was the first iron vessel to see service on the Delaware, plying between Salem and Philadelphia until 1906. During the Civil War she was retained on the river on account of Fort Delaware and was for a long time the only steamboat running below Wilmington, carrying thousands of troops and prisoners to the fort.

Clipping from an unidentified newspaper.

Creation Year: ca. 1908
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.10
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler