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Boat.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in boats to "increase the speed and insure greater safety and stability in sailing vessels, row-boats, canoes, and the like" (line 12-14).
Date: January 11, 1898
Creator: Evesson, Martin V. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Indicator

Description: Patent for indicator "for vessels by which to show accurately and readily the draft of the vessel, as well as any list and pitch that may exist" (lines 8-11) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 26, 1901
Creator: Bennison, Samuel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Measuring Vessel.

Description: Patent for a new and improved measuring vessel. This design consists in "a measuring-vessel provided with a funnel projecting from right angles at the top of it, and a hinged lid wholly covering the opening to the funnel and to the vessel" (lines 54-58).
Date: October 11, 1887
Creator: Reeves, Virgil A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of Patrol Escort for U.S. Navy]

Description: Photograph of a patrol escort for the U.S. Navy sailing. The ship has men spread across the decks. There is a U.S. Flag on the stern of the vessel. Front of photograph: "PF 103 NOBS 4524. Levingston Shipbuilding Co. Identification Photograph. Stern view - 135 degrees off centerline. 24 April 1964." Back of photograph: "LSC Hull No. 641. Patrol escort for U.S. Navy. Completed 4-29-64. 275' x 33' x 19'-9"."
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Patrol escort for U.S. Navy]

Description: Photograph of a patrol escort for the U.S. Navy under construction. There are men near the bottom of the ship. Back of photograph: "LSC Hull No. 641. Patrol Escort for U.S. Navy completed 04-29-64. 275' x 33' x 19'-9"."
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Esso Tug No. 20]

Description: Photograph of a boat, Esso Tug No. 20, sailing across a body of water. There is an American boat at the rear of the vessel. Back of photograph: "LSC Hull No. 506. 'Esso Tug No. 20' Built for Esso Standard Oil Co. Completed 10-14-53. 105' x 27' x 14' #30203."
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Patrol Escort PF-104]

Description: Photograph of a large U.S. Navy ship in open water. Painted on the side of the ship is "PF 104". Handwritten on the back of the photograph is, "LSC Hull No. 642, Patrol Escort 'PF-104', Built for U.S. Navy, Completed 6-24-64, 275'x33'x19'."
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Knockdown Tank or Cistern

Description: Patent for the construction of vessels to hold water for the purpose of lessening "the labor in handling and hauling them and to reduce the cost of shipping" (lines 16-17).
Date: October 8, 1898
Creator: Harry, Hugh W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vessel-Propelling Device

Description: Patent for a novel form of propeller in which a current of air or other fluid is forced under pressure through a port in the stern of the vessel causing propulsion.
Date: January 2, 1906
Creator: Carlson, Peet
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Cleaning Bottoms of Ships.

Description: Patent for apparatus for cleaning the bottom of ships "to provide a simple and practical apparatus for removing barnacles, seaweed, mud, and other adhesions from the sides and bottom of a ship" (line 10).
Date: February 11, 1902
Creator: Culpepper, Robert Smith
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Propeller.

Description: Patent for improvements for a propeller that can be attached to a boat, and do everything it can to work the way a fish's tail does.
Date: May 26, 1914
Creator: Stribling, John L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of Ship "U.S. Army-LT-580"]

Description: Photograph of a ship, U.S. Army-LT-580, docked. The ship has multiple ropes and cables hanging. Front of photograph: Levingston Shipbldg Co. Hull 337. 5-31-44. Contract W 2789 tc-1225. Back of photograph: "LSC Hull NO. 337. 143' x 33' x 17'. Levingston Shipbuilding Co. Front & Mills STS. Orange, Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Seals for Vessles Containing Liquids.

Description: Patent for a simple, easily applied, and inexpensive seal for vessels containing liquids. The seal goes over the vessel's stopper and must be partly broken away before removing the seal totally. The seal cannot be replaced once it has been removed.
Date: June 9, 1896
Creator: Patterson, Nicholas C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cloth Bucket or Vessel.

Description: Patent for a cloth bucket or vessel to place milk or water in to keep it cool when ice is not available. One places the bucket in the shade and the air circulates freely through the bucket. The bucket is thick enough that it will not drip, but is breathable to allow aeration and evaporation.
Date: January 14, 1896
Creator: Slack, Robert A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department