Portland's Maritime History, Oregon (Images of America Series)

Portland's Maritime History, Oregon (Images of America Series)

by Rebecca Harrison, Daniel Cowan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467130844
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 01/13/2014
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 825,516
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Rebecca Harrison is best known for her 2006 book Deep Dark and Dangerous: On the Bottom with the Northwest Salvage Divers. While she travels the world for a month each year sparking ideas for more works, she is currently writing a book about the steamer stern-wheeler Portland. Raised in Beaverton, she is a true Oregon native. Her husband, Daniel Cowan, is the go-to editor and technical support for her writing projects. His knowledge and passion for detail keep Rebecca’s books from becoming just a place to hold a coffee mug.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 The Steamers 9

2 Commercial Shipping 45

3 The Liberty and Victory Ships of World War II 77

4 Sunken Ships in Portland 97

5 The Fred Devine Diving and Salvage Company 107

6 Early Recreational Boating and Fishing 117

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