Guide to the Perth Amboy Dry Dock Company Collection 1884-ca. 1980s MG 1675

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Descriptive Summary
Historical Note:
Scope and Content Note
Access Points
Administrative Information

Container List

Perth Amboy Dry Dock Company Documents

Guide to the Perth Amboy Dry Dock Company Collection
1884-ca. 1980s
MG 1675
The New Jersey Historical Society
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Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. August 2006. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.Finding aid written in English.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Perth Amboy Dry Dock Company (Perth Amboy, N.J.)
Title: Perth Amboy Dry Dock Company Collection
Dates 1844-ca. 1980s
Abstract: This collection contains material and business records from the Perth Amboy Dry Dock Company of Perth Amboy, N.J.
Quantity: .02 linear feet (5 folders)
Collection Number: MG 1675

Historical Note:

This collection contains materials about the Perth Amboy Dry Dock Company, which was in existence in the 1880s and beyond.
According to Perth Amboy town records, the Dry Dock serviced tugboats, barges and naval vessels. However, there are no complete
records of the business that the Dry Dock Company did beyond that. The company exists today under the name the Tri-State Ship
Repair and Drydock Company.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains material and business records from the Perth Amboy Dry Dock Company. This collection includes an
account book documenting stock transfers, two account books of stock certificates and incorporation certificates. In addition
to this official business related documents, this collection also contains an oversized photograph of the plant, a blueprint
map of the Riparian Lands in Perth Amboy and copies of correspondence from the Dry Docks.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Organizations:
Perth Amboy Dry Dock Company (Perth Amboy, N.J.)
Subject Topics:
Dry docks–New Jersey–Perth Amboy.
Stock transfer.
Subject Places:
Perth Amboy (N.J.)
Staten Island (N.Y.)
Document Types:
Letters (Correspondence)
Stock certificates.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1675, Perth Amboy Dry Dock Company Collection, The New Jersey Historical
Society.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Patrick J. Gilmartin, 2005.

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Container List

Perth Amboy Dry Dock Company Documents

Box Folder Title Date
1 1 Perth Amboy Dry Dock Company Certificate of Stock Book 1884-1903
1 2 Perth Amboy Dry Dock Company Certificate of Stock Book 1916-1970
1 3 Perth Amboy Dry Dock Company Transfer of Stock Book 1887-1898
1 4 Official Certificates (Increase of Capital Stock, Incorporation) 1887-1937
1 5 Copies of legislation and hand-drawn maps 1887-1937
1 6 Oversize Map and Photograph (Oversize Folder) 1916

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