• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1918
  • Description
  • In 1891, the Puget Sound Dry Dock Company built a large dry dock on Maury Island, Washington, on the eastern shore of Quartermaster Harbor. The shipyard closed when it was unable to compete with yards at Seattle, Tacoma and elsewhere on the mainland. Dockton, the name given by the company, remains the primary clue to the story of the town's origins.This photographic postcard, postmarked December 12, 1918, shows a boat yard at Dockton, on Maury... more
    In 1891, the Puget Sound Dry Dock Company built a large dry dock on Maury Island, Washington, on the eastern shore of Quartermaster Harbor. The shipyard closed when it was unable to compete with yards at Seattle, Tacoma and elsewhere on the mainland. Dockton, the name given by the company, remains the primary clue to the story of the town's origins.This photographic postcard, postmarked December 12, 1918, shows a boat yard at Dockton, on Maury Island in Puget Sound. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from copy negative using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 5
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