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Catalog Number 1999.030.105
Object Name Article
Scope & Content An unidentified newspaper on an unidentified date ran a photo and caption titled "New Snagboat Has Trial Trip."

"After a trial trip on Lake Washington, the new snagboat W.T. PRESTON, which will operate under direction of United States engineers in Seattle, was at the plant of the Lake Union Dry Dock & Machine Works to have equipment installed. The tests were made Friday on the measured nautical mile course near the United States naval air station at Sand Point. Tests were made at various speeds and the operation of machinery was observed. The W.T. PRESTON will go into service in about two weeks on Puget Sound and tributary waters, removing obstructions to navigation and doing a limited amount of dredging. The picture show the W.T. PRESTON leaving the Lake Union Shipyards for Lake Washington."
Title news article
Caption snagboat has trial trip
Date / /
Notes
Search Terms W.T. PRESTON
snagboat
sternwheeler
trial
trip
test
Subjects Communication - Newspaper
Maritime - Boat