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Catalog Number D.IX.140.002
Description The tug UWANTA, cannery tender is on land for repairs. She went into commission at Bellingham in June of 1911as a unit of the Pacific American Fisheries Co., which operated a large number of vessels in the salmon trade. The UWANTA was entirely a Bellingham product, her lumber and planks being cut there and her 200-horsepower oil-burning steam engine cast in that city. She was 85 feet in length, with a beam of 17 feet, having a speed of 11 knots. She was placed in charge of Chapt. McLeod for trap-tending service on Puget Sound. mainly in the Anacortes region as well as Whidbey Island.
Subjects UWANTA
Search Terms UWANTA
GLENWOOD
tug
boat
cannery tender
pile driver
Object Name Print, photographic