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Brown

Portrait of a young man, possibly a serviceman in the United States Navy, wearing a sailor’s uniform and hat. He is looking toward the left side of the image. The name “Brown” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Captain Paul König

Head and shoulders portrait of a smiling man facing slightly left. He is wearing glasses, an overcoat, a collared shirt, and a tie. The text “Capt. Koenig [sic]” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image. The man is probably Captain Paul König, a sailor who had commanded the German merchant submarine Deutschland.

Crew of wrecked steamship Laurel

Group portrait of eleven crew members from the steamship Laurel, which wrecked on Peacock Spit near the mouth of the Columbia River on Sunday, June 16, 1929. According to reporting in the Oregon Journal, the ship, carrying a load of lumber, encountered high seas from a gale as it left the river on Saturday, June 15. Around 2:30 or 3 a.m. on Sunday, June 16, the ship struck a sandbar and broke in two. One crew member, Russell Smith, died when a wave swept over the ship and he was washed overboard. Rescue boats retrieved the remaining crew members on June 16 and June 17, except for the captain, Louis Johnson, who initially refused to leave. He was rescued on Wednesday, June 19. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on Monday, June 17, 1929, with the following caption: "Photo taken on deck of coast guard cutter Redwing this morning by Roy Norr, Journal staff photographer, showing group of those rescued from the Laurel; they are, front row, left to right, (all kneeling) James H. Miller, C. H. Salenjus, Kenneth McNaught, C. C. Morrison; back row, left to right, N. Martincivie, Joseph Meyers, J. C. Cavanaugh, Dewey Wilcott, William Oden, Bob Haley and A. Wilde. Four other survivors were in the hospital, three more were exhausted and could not be disturbed to be photographed." Image note: The text “Crew of Laurel” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Norr, Roy (Photographer)

Crew of river steamer Beaver on shore after collision?

Photograph of a group of unidentified men sitting on the beach near the partially submerged river steamer Beaver on November 24, 1931, in Portland. The men may be members of the Beaver’s crew. The boat was hit by an ocean steamer, the Admiral Farragut, while unloading cargo at the Admiral Line terminal on the Willamette River. None of the Beaver’s crew were injured. The Oregon Journal published a front-page story about the boat collision on Tuesday, November 24, 1931, with the headline “Ships Crash in River and One Beached.” Also see image Nos. 371N5190 and 371N5191.

Crew of the Pescawha

Group portrait of five unidentified men seated outdoors. All five are wearing overcoats and hats. The text “Crew of Pescawha” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Crew of the Pescawha

Group portrait of five unidentified men seated outdoors. All five are wearing overcoats. The text “Crew of Pescawha” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Sailors climbing into position on USS Constitution’s mizzenmast

Photograph showing sailors on the USS Constitution climbing ladders toward a platform on the mizzenmast in August 1933. The photograph was taken while the frigate and crew were in Portland from August 2 to August 22, 1933, as part of a national tour. The photograph may have been taken on August 18, 1933, when sailors on the Constitution set sails on the mizzenmast. A similar photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on August 19, 1933, along with image No. 371N3711 and a story headlined “Landlubbers See Frigate Unfurl Sails.”