• Created Date
  • 1911
  • Description
  • In 1901 the Globe Navigation Co. purchased the Great Lakes freighter TAMPICO, along with the METEOR and EUREKA, for use between the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii.In 1907 it was purchased by the Pacific Coast Steamship Co. It sank at anchor, and was subsequently raised, in 1911. In 1917 the TAMPICO was sold to East Coast owners and dispatched to the Atlantic. (Source: Newell, Gordon, ed. "The H.W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest.... more
    In 1901 the Globe Navigation Co. purchased the Great Lakes freighter TAMPICO, along with the METEOR and EUREKA, for use between the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii.In 1907 it was purchased by the Pacific Coast Steamship Co. It sank at anchor, and was subsequently raised, in 1911. In 1917 the TAMPICO was sold to East Coast owners and dispatched to the Atlantic. (Source: Newell, Gordon, ed. "The H.W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest." Seattle: The Superior Company, 1966.). less
  • Format
  • image
    Negative
    nitrate negative
    5.75 x 3.5 in.
    Scanned from a nitrate negative using a Microtek Scanmaker 9800XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 6 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2009