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Various cars scatter the bottom of the river covered in grass and zebra muscles. There is a lot of wildlife in the area to view as well as the old cars.  more »
SS Hat Creek - A T2-SE-A1 tanker of the same build and class as Pendleton. Pendleton was constructed in 1944 at the Kaiser Company's Swan Island Yards in Portland, Oregon and as such, is named after the Oregon town of Pendleton near the Columbia River...  more »
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(Edmund Fitzgerald in her early years as a coal fired steel hulled steamship. Even before her demise, the Fitzgerald was a well known icon of the Great Lakes to those that lived along it.) The Edmund Fitzgerald was a "Laker" type iron ore bulk freighter...  more »
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Vashon was a steel hulled double ended ferry boat built for the Kitsap County Transportation Company in 1930 by the Lake Washington Shipyard at Houghton, Washington, locally famous for reconstructing the destroyed ferryboat Peralta into the iconic Puget...  more »
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In May 1942, the United States Naval Intelligence in Pearl Harbor intercepted a message from the Japanese military, underlining a plan to deal a fatal blow to the US Navy in another surprise attack with a force of aircraft carriers and battleships. They...  more »
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The USS Monitor is one of the most famous ships ever constructed. Her design was extremely unorthodox and revolutionary creating a lot of controversy within the United States government at the time of her conception. A work of desperation against the...  more »
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The SS Santa Clara was built in March 1930 by the New York Shipbuilding Corporation in Camden New Jersey for the Grace Steamship Company (Grace Line), a subsidiary of W.R. Grace and Company in New York City. She was a turbine electric vessel using...  more »
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Ohioan was built in 1914 by the Maryland Steel Company at Sparrow's Point, Maryland for the American - Hawaiian Steamship Company. She was a steel hulled freighter 407 feet long with a top speed of 12 knots. She was powered by a single quadruple...  more »
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(Harvard in a 1912 postcard, in her years with the Pacific Steam Navigation Company.)The SS Harvard was built in 1907 by the Delaware Iron Ship Building and Engine Works in Chester, Pennsylvania for the Metropolitan Steamship Company in New York. Her...  more »
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To those that know of the rigid airships, USS Akron (ZRS-3) and USS Macon (ZRS-5) are not only among five rigid airships ordered and operated by the United States Navy, but are machines that evoke the imagination with their complexity and innovative...  more »
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SS Marine Lion was ordered by the United States Maritime Commission in 1942 as a Type C4-S-B2 cargo ship. The Type C4 class was the largest type of cargo ship Marcom ordered during the war. She was built and launched on July 10, 1944 by the Sun Shipyard...  more »
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Lyman Stewart was built in 1914 by the Union Iron Works in San Francisco, California for the Union Oil Company. During World War I, she was comissioned into the United States Navy as the USS Lyman Stewart (ID-4537). On October 7, 1922, Lyman Stewart was...  more »
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The TV Frank H Buck was built in 1914 by the Union Iron Works in San Francisco, California for the Associated Oil Company. It was named after the vice president of the oil company and christened by Mr. Buck's niece. In September 1914, the Frank H Buck...  more »
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The City of New York was built in 1875 by the Delaware Iron Ship Building and Engine Works of John Roach and Sons in Chester, Pennsylvania for the Pacific Mail Steamship Company. She made her maiden voyage from San Francisco to Sydney, Australia via Fiji...  more »
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(The USS Arizona in 1917 outside the New York Navy Yard. This was Arizona's original appearance and profile. She looked far different on the day of her destruction in 1941.)(Launch of the Pennsylvania-class Battleship USS Arizona (BB-39) at the Brooklyn...  more »
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(The Oregon Railway and Navigation Company's City of Chester.)The City of Chester was built in 1875 for the Oregon Steamship Company by the Delaware Iron Shipbuilding and Engine Works of John Roach and Sons in Chester, Pennsylvania. Her namesake was the...  more »
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The Arctic was a wood hulled paddle steamer and ocean liner built in 1850 by William H Brown Shipyards in New York for the New York and Liverpool Mail Steamship Company or as it was better known as the Collins Line. Unlike most major ocean liners prior...  more »
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The Santa Rosa was built in 1884 by the Delaware Iron Ship Building and Engine Works of John Roach and Sons in Chester, Pennsylvania for the Pacific Coast Steamship Company by the Oregon Improvement Company and was to be owned by the Oregon Railway and...  more »
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Polias was the first World War I Emergency Fleet concrete ship to be constructed. Construction began after President Woodrow Wilson approved the construction of 24 concrete ships by the emergency fleet corporation in 1918. Both Polias and Atlantus were to...  more »
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The Robert E. Lee was built in 1924 for the Eastern Steamship Lines, an Atltantic based coastal steamship company headquartered in Boston, Massechusetts. Robert E. Lee operated in the northeastern area of the United States in regular service. In 1942, the...  more »
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Cape Fear was a Design 1070 concrete cargo ship built in 1919 at the Liberty Shipbuilding Company yard in Wilmington, North Carolina. Originally ordered and meant for service in World War I, she was completed and sold to civilian operators after the war...  more »
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(Atlantus aground in 1926.)In 1917, a Norwegian engineer named Nicolay Fougner built the world's first concrete ship capable of moving under its own power; the MV Namsenfjord. Fougner visited the United States and by request of the American government,...  more »
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