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Boats and ships on Willamette River, Portland

Photograph showing boats and ships on the Willamette River in Portland. In the background is a bridge, probably the 1894 Burnside Bridge. The view is probably to the north. The three-masted ship at left may be the same ship depicted in image Nos. 373G0433, 373G0434, and 373G0436. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to negative damage.

Boy Scout Harold Adams christening oil tanker Swiftscout in Portland

Photograph showing Boy Scout Harold Adams of Troop 49 standing next to the bow of the new oil tanker Swiftscout and holding a bottle wrapped in ribbons. An unidentified man is next to him at right. The photograph was taken on Saturday, March 12, 1921, at the launching of the Swiftscout in Portland. Adams christened the new ship. The Oregon Journal published two photographs, image Nos. 376G0103 and 376G0104, and a story about the launching on Page 13, Section 3, of the city edition on Sunday, March 13, 1921. According to the story, headlined “Boy Scouts In Charge Of Ship Launching,” Adams was “the Boy Scout who has advanced farthest in scouting in Portland,” and the bottle he his holding was filled with water from Wahtum Lake.

Boy Scout Harold Adams christening oil tanker Swiftscout in Portland

Photograph showing a teenage boy facing the bow of an oil tanker, the Swiftscout, and holding a bottle wrapped in ribbons. An unidentified man is next to him at right. The photograph was taken on Saturday, March 12, 1921, at the launching of the Swiftscout in Portland. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 376G0103 were published on Page 13, Section 3, of the Oregon Journal’s city edition on Sunday, March 13, 1921. The photographs were published under the headline “Boy Scouts Christen Big Oil Tanker.” This photograph had the following caption: “Harold Adams, member of troop 49, who christened the ‘Swiftscout.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Boy Scouts In Charge Of Ship Launching.” According to the story, Adams was “the Boy Scout who has advanced farthest in scouting in Portland,” and the bottle he his holding was filled with water from Wahtum Lake. See additional related image No. 376G0105. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Cargo being hoisted onto ship

Photograph showing two unidentified workers standing next to carts on a pier as a pallet stacked with crates is hoisted from the pier onto a moored ship at right. Between the workers are two empty carts. Behind them is a third cart stacked with crates. Image note: Negative damage at center.

Cargo being loaded onto ship

Photograph showing a pallet of paper-wrapped cylinders in midair as it is loaded or unloaded onto the deck of a ship. At center, an unidentified man is standing on the deck next to the opening of the ship’s cargo hold. See related image No. 371N3504.

Crate being hoisted onto ship

Photograph showing a crate being hoisted from a pier at right onto a moored ship at left. A group of unidentified workers is standing on the pier. In the background, people are watching the loading process from the ship. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration at top due to deterioration of the negative.

Crates of Duckwall fruit being loaded onto ship

Photograph showing a pallet stacked with crates being hoisted from a pier at right onto a ship moored at left. An unidentified worker is standing next to a cart below the pallet, watching the loading process. At right is a second cart also stacked with crates. The crates bear the labels of the Duckwall fruit-packing company in Hood River, Oregon. Also see related image No. 371N3503.

Crowds touring USS Houston in Portland after President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s arrival

Photograph of crowds aboard the U. S. S. Houston and waiting in line to board the ship on August 4, 1934. President Franklin D. Roosevelt arrived in Portland aboard the Houston on August 3, 1934, after a vacation cruise. He then traveled to the Bonneville dam construction site, where he gave a speech about the dam project. This photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 5, 1934, under the headline “Thousands Swarm Aboard President’s Vacation Ship.” The photograph had the following caption: “Photo shows line of visitors going aboard the cruiser Houston at the foot of Southwest Stark street Saturday afternoon. Officers of the vessel estimated that 9000 boarded the ship Friday afternoon and 11,000 Saturday, making 20,000 for two days. More thousands merely looked at the vessel from the harbor wall. The craft leaves the city Tuesday morning.” The photograph accompanied a story about the crowds that toured the ship. Also see the following related images from the president’s visit: Nos. 371N2168, 371N2169, 371N2170, 371N2171, 371N2172, 371N2173, 371N2174, 371N2190, 371N2192, 371N2193, 371N2194, 371N2195, 371N2197, and 371N3698.

Crowds touring USS Houston in Portland after President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s arrival

Photograph showing crowds aboard the USS Houston and waiting in line to board the ship on August 4, 1934. President Franklin D. Roosevelt arrived in Portland aboard the Houston on August 3, 1934, after a vacation cruise. He then traveled to the Bonneville dam construction site, where he gave a speech about the dam project. A similar photograph, image No. 371N2186, was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 5, 1934, under the headline “Thousands Swarm Aboard President’s Vacation Ship.” That photograph had the following caption: “Photo shows line of visitors going aboard the cruiser Houston at the foot of Southwest Stark street Saturday afternoon. Officers of the vessel estimated that 9000 boarded the ship Friday afternoon and 11,000 Saturday, making 20,000 for two days. More thousands merely looked at the vessel from the harbor wall. The craft leaves the city Tuesday morning.” The photograph accompanied a story about the crowds that toured the ship. Also see the following related images from the president’s visit: Nos. 371N2168, 371N2169, 371N2170, 371N2171, 371N2172, 371N2173, 371N2174, 371N2190, 371N2192, 371N2193, 371N2194, 371N2195, and 371N2197.

Crown of Seville moored in Portland

Photograph showing a ship, the Crown of Seville, moored at a pier on the Willamette River in Portland. The text “S. S. Crown of Seville” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 376G0128. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Damsterdyk and Portland skyline

Photograph of the Damsterdyk, a ship in the Holland-America Line fleet. In the background is part of the Portland skyline. The matching towers are the Public Market building, and the tower in between them is the Public Service Building.

Dutch steamship Soerakarta

Photograph, taken from the side, showing the Rotterdam-based Dutch steamship Soerakarta. The text “Dutch str. Serakarata [sic]” is written on the negative sleeve. Image note: Light leak on negative. Damage at upper right.

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