Smith & Luce, Two More Early Shipbuilders (of hundreds!)

Contributed by Else Martin

Just TWO more of the hundreds of shipbuilders….
May 1877 Advertisements, Star of Pascagoula Newspaper

R. D. SMITH,
SHIPBUILDER AND SPARMAKER,
East Pascagoula, Miss.
FIRST YARD ABOVE R.R. BRIDGE
Vessel hauled out and repaired promptly, and on reasonable terms. All material furnished at cheap rates. Particular attention paid to work outside.
Orders left at Post Office Exchange or P. O. box 54, SCRANTON.
May 18, 1877, Advertisement, Star of Pascagoula Newspaper

CLINTON L. LUCE.
Shipsmith and General Jobber
SCRANTON, MISS.
Will do all kinds of repairing in iron,
copper and tin. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Stop in Pol’s ship yard,
second yard above railroad bridge.