Tampico 145840

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dc.contributor.author Unknown en
dc.coverage.spatial Great Lakes (North America) en
dc.coverage.temporal 1946 en
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-30T02:57:46Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-30T02:57:46Z
dc.date.issued 2011-01-30T02:57:46Z
dc.identifier.other Baus - 13 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2374.OX/170468
dc.description The "Tampico" was built by the Craig Shipbuilding Company of Toledo, Ohio in 1900. A steel bulk freighter, she was of 2133 gross tons. Between 1900 and 1917, she was owned by the Globe Navigation Company and the Pacific Coast Steamship Company of Seattle, Washington. At the time of the First World War, she was owned by the Crowell and Thurlow Company of Boston, Massachusetts. In 1922, she returned to service on the Great Lakes. At the outbreak of WWII, the "Tampico" was outfitted for ocean duty. Following the war, she was sold to Englandâ s Ministry of War. In 1946, the vessel again returned to the Great Lakes in service for the Nicholson Transit Company. In the early 1960s, her hull was stripped for conversion to a barge. In 1968, she was sunk near the Two Rivers, Wisconsin power plant where she served as a breakwater. This photograph shows the "Tampico" on the Cuyahoga River in 1946. en
dc.relation.ispartof Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center en
dc.subject Ships - Great Lakes (North America) en
dc.subject Great Lakes (North America) - Navigation - History en
dc.title Tampico 145840 en
dc.type Image en
dc.repository.name Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center en
dc.contributor.institution Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center en

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