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On a single stack steamer : plying Northwest waters / Christian Parker

Catalog Data

Author:
Parker, Christian  Search this
Subject:
Parker, Benjamin Poole 1879-  Search this
Parker, Charles Harrison 1920-1979  Search this
Loken, Adolf Nils 1869-1933  Search this
Parker family  Search this
Løken family  Search this
Physical description:
x, 228, [2] p. : ill., map, ports. ; 29 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Northwest, Pacific
Date:
2011
C2011
Contents:
I. The marine engineer and the golden era of the steamship -- II. From the Old Country: Adolf Nils Loken of Old Norway ; The life at sea in the Revenue Cutter Service -- III. A belle from the Naze: Cornella Berntsen and Farsund, Norway ; The Search for the Rainbow's end -- IV. A Victorian romance in bustling Port Townsend -- V. The Coast and Geodetic Survey Service: The Explorer ; WWI ; Back on The Explorer -- VI. The roaring Twenties in West Seattle -- VII. Out of New England: Benjamin Parker, the early years ; The Boston Parkers -- VIII. Great Northern, Klondike, and Seattle -- IX. On a steamer bound for Puget Sound: Great Northern and the Minnesota ; Ben and Geneva ; Mosquito Fleet days ; WWI shipbuilding boom in Seattle and the Niels Nielsen ; Charles Harrison Parker, Sr ; Esther June Parker -- X. Coastwise lines: The Alaska Line -- XI. Foreign bound lines: Admiral Oriental Line ; Dollar Line and the American Mail Line -- XII. The Dollar Line and the New Deal -- Xiii. A Kings Pointer, class of '42 -- XIV. Campaign in the Aleutians: A diary of battle ; Voyage 2 of the Liberty ship Cushman K Davis ; Voyage 3 of the Liberty ship Cushman K Davis -- XV. On to victory!: A Danish beauty ; Battle of Layte Gulf ; The American Mail Line and APL -- XI. Post war prosperity: On Puget Sound ; the inter-modal freight era ; Wilhelmina and Scan Travel ; End of an era -- The legacy -- Bibliography -- Index
Topic:
Marine engineers  Search this
Merchant mariners  Search this
Steamboats--History  Search this
Norwegian Americans  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
HD8039.S42 U6643 2011
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_994527