Shousetown Boatyard

Shousetown Boatyard (HMQWU)

Location: Crescent Township, PA 15046 Allegheny County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 33.433', W 80° 13.25'

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Founder Peter Shouse, built "Kentuckian" its first steamboat in 1829. Sold 1837 to E.and N. Porter. By 1866 over 80 steamboats had been launched. The last was the 1727-ton "Great Republic", famed on the Mississippi River for its size and elegance.
Year Placed1987
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 4:27am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 565965 N 4489897
Decimal Degrees40.55721667, -80.22083333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 33.433', W 80° 13.25'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 33' 25.98" N, 80° 13' 15.00" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 143-474 McGovern Blvd, Crescent Township PA 15046, US
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