|Title||Katy, a steam tugboat, at the Bolcom Pier and Shively Tow Boat Co., n.d. |
|Comments||The cremation of the Katy marked the end of a chapter that started after the Civil War and lasted until the Seattle Centennial. She most likely was the oldest active tug in the United States, launched at SFO in 1868. She came to Puget Sound in 1885 [Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society Note].|
On side of boat in image: Katy.
Sign in image: Bolcom Pier, Tugs - Barges, Shively Tow Boat Co.
Stamped on verso: Williamson's Marine Photo Shop, Pier 52, Seattle 4, WN., MA 3-2883.
Ship information supplied by Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society.
|Rig||Steam screw propeller |
Piers & wharves
Boat & ship industry
|Digital Collection||Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society Photograph Collection |
|Negative Number||1317 |
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|Credit Line||Credit line required in all uses of this image: Courtesy of Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society |
|Repository||PSMHS Maritime Research Center, Seattle |
|Repository Collection||Joe Williamson Collection |
|Physical Description||1 negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||A photographic print of the original negative was scanned as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |
|PSMHS Category||Tugs Steam and Diesel |