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Ships of the inland sea : the story of the Puget Sound steamboats

Author: Gordon R Newell
Publisher: Portland [Or.] : Binfords & Mort, 1951.
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Newell, Gordon R.
Ships of the inland sea.
Portland [Or.] : Binfords & Mort, 1951
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon R Newell
OCLC Number: 7229624
Description: ix, 241 pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The northern corner --
Steamboat on the Pacific --
The mosquito fleet is born --
Slow boat to Canada --
Paddle-wheel pirates --
Ships of the sixties --
The wheels turn faster --
Ships of the seventies --
The lines form up --
Speed and elegance in the eighties --
New steamboats and a new state --
The Greyhound and the broom --
End of a century --
The steamers' days are numbered --
An inland sea has teeth --
Rate wars and minor tragedies --
Oil burners and steel hulls --
the paddle beat is tilled --
Express packet --
Growing pains --
Ferry boats and toll bridges --
The mosquito fleet still lives.
Responsibility: by Gordon R. Newell.
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