Ben Franklin (steamboat)
Louis C. Hunter. . Steamboats on the western rivers. Cambridge: Harvard University, p. 401, 648.
Citation: Tacoma Public Library
Benjamin Franklin
Ed Garrison, Along the waterfront, Tacoma News Tribune. January 5, 1958.
Citation: Tacoma Public Library
Foundation Franklin
Edward M. Brady. Tugs, towboats and towing., p. 212.
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Franklin
The "Franklin" of 1871 was built by T.R.Oswald & Co, Sunderland for the German company, Baltischer Lloyd. She was an 1,878 gross ton ship, length 282ft x beam 36ft, clipper stem, one funnel, two masts, iron construction, single screw and a speed of 11 knots. I don't have any information on her passenger capacity. She was launched in June 1871 and commenced her maiden voyage from Stettin to Copenhagen and New York on 8/8/1871. On 6/8/1874 she sailed on her last voyage from Stettin to Copenhagen, Antwerp, New York(arr.15/7/1874) and Stettin. She made a total of 14 round voyages on this service. In 1874 she was sold to the Italian company, Rubattino of Genoa and renamed "Batavia". On 23/11/1877 she was wrecked on Capy Shoals near Marseilles.There was an earlier American vessel (1850) with the same name.
Citation: [Posted to The ShipsList by Ted Finch - 2 November 1997]
Franklin
Don Berry. Majority of Scoundrels., p. 182-83. Clinton Clinton Snowden, History of Washington, the rise and progress of an American State . History of Washington., III, p 119-122.
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Franklin (steamer)
Louis C. Hunter. Steamboats on the Western Rivers., p. 14, 20, 111.
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Franklin Adams (brig)
Voyages to Seattle. North Pacific History Company. History of the Pacific Northwest, I, p. 342. BNG, p. 57. Clinton Clinton Snowden, History of Washington, the rise and progress of an American State . History of Washington., III, p. 119-122. Robert Frye Watt. History of Seattle. 1931., p. 69,77. Edgar I Stewart, Washington, Northwest Frontier., II, p. 45.
Citation: Tacoma Public Library
Franklin K. Lane (liberty Ship)
The Tacoma News Tribune. April 29, 1943.
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General J. Franklin Bell (mine Planter)
The steel steam mine-planter General J. Franklin Bell a 704-ton twin-screw vessel with triple-expansion engines and dimensions of 172 x 32 x 17, built at Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1919, was assigned to the Harbor Defenses of Puget Sound and stationed at Fort Worden. Gordon Newell,Maritime Events of 1919-1920, H.W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest., p. 306.
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President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (containership
854' container ship built in Japan, 1980. American President LInes vessel modified by Tacoma Boatbuilding; christened at Tacoma after modification to APL standards. (former name, service not included in article. Marine Digest, December, 1984, p. 11. PRESIDENT HARRISON Liner William L. Worden. Cargoes, Matson First Century, p. 54.
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