|Title||Steamship BERTHA at Kodiak, n.d. |
|Notes||Photograph taken at Kodiak.|
On verso of image: S.S. Bertha at Unalaska.
|Contextual Notes||The BERTHA operated under various owners all along the coast of the Pacific Ocean, from Alaska to Panama (p. 46, 84, 122, 202), and was even used as a floating hotel for miners at Cook Inlet, Alaska in 1914 (p. 258). She was destroyed by fire at Uyak Bay, Kodiak Island, in 1915 when water entered the forward hold and ignited a cargo of lime (p. 258). Notes from Gordon Newell, ed., The H.W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest (Seattle: Superior Publishing Co, 1966). |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Bertha (Steamship)|
|Location Depicted||United States--Alaska--Kodiak |
|Digital Collection||Transportation Collection|
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|Negative Number||UW7694 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Ships Collection |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2001. |