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On a single stack steamer : plying Northwest waters

Author: Christian Parker
Publisher: Chimacum, Wash. : Olympic Dispatch Publishing, ©2010.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Benjamin Poole Parker; Charles Harrison Parker; Adolf Nils Loken; Parker family.; Løken family.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Parker
ISBN: 9780981583846 0981583849
OCLC Number: 664676499
Description: x, 186 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: I. The golden era of steamship --
The marine engineer --
Benjamin Parker and the Massachusetts Nautical School --
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 and the Reading, Massachusetts Parkers --
Benjamin Poole Parker and New Orleans, the early years --
The Boston Parkers --
VIII. On a steamer bound for Puget Sound --
Great Northern Railroad to Seattle --
Ben and Geneva --
Across the ocean --
Charles Harrison Parker, Sr --
Esther June Parker --
IX. The Alaska Steamship Company --
X.A Kings Pointer, class of '42 --
A Danish Beauty --
The American mail line --
XI. Post war prosperity --
On Puget Sound --
Wilhelmina and Scan Travel --
End of an era --
The legacy --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Christian Parker.
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