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Eads Johnson Collection



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Overview of the Collection

Biography of Ead Johnson

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection


Overview of the Collection

Repository: Ships Plans Division, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Eads Johnson
Title: Eads Johnson Collection
Dates: 1914-1961
Extent: 455 drawings, representing 71 designs
Abstract: Tug and ferryboat plans
Identification: Coll. 24

Biography of Ead Johnson

Eads Johnson (1878-1965) was an author, naval architect and marine engineer in New York City noted for his ferryboat designs. He was the publisher of "Johnson's Marine Manual, A Directory of American-Owned Self Propelled Commercial Vessels" until the 1950's. This register had appeared under various names since circa 1910. Listed were vessel names, owners and statistical data.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Ships Plans Division.

Restrictions on Use

Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Daniel S. Gregory Ships Plans Library. See also: Mystic Seaport's copyright notice.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Document Types:

Ship's plans

Occupations:

Naval architects -- New York (State) -- New York

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 24, Ships Plans Division, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Vessel designs; 1914-1961
24.1 Tug, 100' steel, twin screw diesel;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.2 SPANIEL, wooden tug
24.3 Wooden diesel tug, 85'9";* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.4 Steel steam 85'9" tugboat;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.5 PAN FIVE, 70' steel diesel tug;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.6 DESTREHAN, 159'9" tug;* Designer, Cox & Stevens; Builder, Charles Ward Engineering Works; 1922
24.7 Tugboat, 75' wooden diesel
24.8 Tugboat, 75' steel diesel electric;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.9 Tug, 80' steel;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.10 MEXPET, 112' steel tug;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.11 Tug, 66' wooden;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.12 135' steel ocean tug;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.13 Auxiliary ocean tug, 143'
24.14 WANDERER, pilot boat, schooner rigged
24.15 Freighter, 467' commercial steam;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.16 ESTREIJA AUSTRAL, freighter, ex L. S. T.
24.17 Freighter, 264' diesel electric cargo vessel;* not built
24.18 250' freighter, commercial steam;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.19 Freighter, 381' steel steam cargo vessel;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.20 PENNANT, 306' oil tanker;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.21 S. S. MEXICANO, 290' tanker;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.22 EDWARD L. DOHENY JR., 485' tanker
24.23 Tanker, 467' steel single screw tanker;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.24 PATHFINDER, 47' motorboat
24.25 S. S. POTOMAC
24.26 LA TRANSLACUSTRE, 150' steel diesel steam;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.27 LA TRANSLACUSTRE, 125' steel diesel electric* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.28 155' oil barge, wooden;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.29 Barge, 244' steel sludge barge;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.30 Scows, 112' & 60' steel deck scow;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.31 CANDLER (T. S. S.) 465' training vessel ex. (U. S. A. T.) LOGAN
24.32 Dry Dock;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.33 150 ton floating demick;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.34 Boiler for dredge no. 7, Morris & Cummings Dredging Co.
24.35 BLACK ARROW, 207' steamship
24.36 167' pilot boat;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.37 Pilot boat, ex. Tug, 167' (proposed conversion)
24.38 Unidentified 60' motor cruiser;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.39 Unidentified 36' fast boat (U. S. N.);* Designer, Eads Johnson; ca. 1942
24.40 NANADNOCK, 130' steel ferry boat
24.41 64' steel diesel ferry;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.42 149' steel diesel ferry;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.43 Steel double end diesel ferry, 64'10";* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.44 BERKLEY, 80' steel diesel ferry;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.45 NORFOLK COUNTY, 175' ferryboat
24.46 Staten Island Ferry, 267';* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.47 Steel, diesel-electric ferry, 185';* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.48 Steel, diesel-electric ferry, 180';* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.49 Steel diesel ferryboat, 64'10";* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.50 Ferryboat, 84';* Designer, Lewis Johnson
24.51 CHATHAM, 218' ferry
24.52 ITHACA, 232' ferry;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.53 Steel diesel ferry, 90';* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.54 POINT-O-WOODS IV, ferryboat;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.55 FIRE ISLAND QUEEN, ex. POINT-O-WOODS III ferryboat
24.56 Ferry, 185' double-ended;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.57 Ferry, 116'8" double-ended;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.58 Ferry, 267' steel;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.59 Ferry, 490';* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.60 Ferry, 64' steel diesel;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.61 CACIQUE, 159' steel, double end diesel ferryboat;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.62 BABYLON & HEMPSTEAD, 203' ferries
24.63 130' steel diesel electric ferryboat;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.64 80' steel diesel ferryboat;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.65 JERSEY SHORE, 206' ferryboat;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.66 149' steel diesel ferryboat;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.67 WARWICK (also NEWPORT NEWS & OCEAN CITY), 200' ferries
24.68 (U. S. S.) FOMALHAUT ex. (M. S. O.) CAPE LOOKOUT
24.69 201' Ferry;* Designer, Eads Johnson
24.70 VIKING SR., ferry
24.71 Ferry, 308' trailer transport;* Designer, Eads Johnson

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