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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.

Steamship Harpalyce

Photograph showing the steamer Harpalyce moored at a dock. Next to the ship are men walking on timber floating in the water. The number 152 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The number 403 was also written on the negative, then crossed out. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Steamship English Monarch moored at Montgomery Dock No. 2, Portland

Photograph showing the steamer English Monarch moored at Montgomery Dock No. 2 in Portland in September 1912. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, September 15, 1912, under the headline “British Steamer to Load 260,00 Bushels of Wheat Here.” The photograph had the following caption: “The British steamer, English Monarch, Captain Walker, which arrived in port last week from British Columbia to load wheat for the United Kingdom under charter to Balfour, Guthrie, & Co. She is the first of the grain steamers to arrive here for the new crop season, and she will take out over 260,000 bushels of wheat. On her arrival at Montgomery dock No. 2, Frank Wilson, a watchman over the Chinese crew, fell dead as he was picking up a mooring line on the dock. The English Monarch will take out one of the largest cargoes of wheat that has been set afloat on a steamer here.” Image note: The text “British steamer English Monarch” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. The text “S. S. English Monarch” is written on the negative sleeve.

Steamship Monadnock moored at Crown Mills dock in Portland

Photograph showing the steamer Monadnock, based in Bristol, moored at the Crown Mills dock on the Willamette River in Portland. The number 147 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The text “#99” was etched onto the negative but then crossed out. The text “S. S. Monadnock, Bristol” is written on the negative sleeve. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Oil tanker Swiftscout after launch on Willamette River, Portland

Photograph showing a group of people standing at the bow of the oil tanker Swiftscout after its launch on the Willamette River in Portland on Saturday, March 12, 1921. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 376G0104 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: “ ‘Swiftscout,’ the oil tanker launched Saturday under the sponsorship of the Portland Council of Boy Scouts.” The photographs accompanied a story, headlined “Boy Scouts Put In Charge Of Ship Launching.” According to the story, the ship was one of four oil tankers to be constructed for the Swiftsure Oil Transport Company. See additional related image No. 376G0105. Image note: Upper right corner of negative is broken off.

Three-masted ship on Willamette River, Portland

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a three-masted ship moored on the Willamette River in Portland. In the background is a bridge, possibly the 1894 Burnside Bridge. The view is probably toward the north. The ship may also be depicted in image Nos. 373G0433, 373G0434, and 373G0435. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to negative damage.

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.

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