• Created Date
  • 1962
  • Description
  • The Dominion Monarch was leased from June to November 1962 as a hotel ship for the Seattle World Fair. It was moored at Pier 51 in Elliott Bay. During the fair, it was opened to the public for organized tours and an official guide book was published. The Dominion Monarch departed Seattle when the fair ended and sailed for Osaka, Japan, where it arrived on November 25, 1962, and was subsequently broken up. With the demise of the Dominion Monarc... more
    The Dominion Monarch was leased from June to November 1962 as a hotel ship for the Seattle World Fair. It was moored at Pier 51 in Elliott Bay. During the fair, it was opened to the public for organized tours and an official guide book was published. The Dominion Monarch departed Seattle when the fair ended and sailed for Osaka, Japan, where it arrived on November 25, 1962, and was subsequently broken up. With the demise of the Dominion Monarch, the era of deluxe traditional sea travel officially ended. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    b&w
    11 x 14 in.
    Silver gelatin
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 120 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2011